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Chris Bunten

WBBL
September 27, 2018
Time To Fly For WBBL Eagles

Risen from the ashes and reborn as Newcastle Eagles WBBL, the North East’s leading women’s basketball team is back from the brink of extinction and bidding for glory. Simon Rushworth reports. Elite women’s basketball has been synonymous with the North East’s sporting scene for decades, with scores of world class players from both sides of…

WBBL
September 27, 2018
Eagles Have Georgia On Their Mind

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have gone Down Under to get back on top after recruiting Australian forward Georgia Ohrdorf. And the 23-year-old can’t wait to test her top flight credentials in Sunday’s mouthwatering season-opener at cross-border rivals Caledonia Pride. “It’s always exciting to play for a new team and discover how we can grow together as…

WBBL
September 12, 2018
Bunten To Lead WBBL Eagles

Chris Bunten has set his sights on bagging more silverware after the highly rated playcaller was confirmed as the new head coach of Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The man who led Team Northumbria to playoff final glory in 2016 was widely tipped to remain on Tyneside. And Bunten will lead Newcastle into action against Leicester Riders…

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

Foundation
April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…

BBL
March 20, 2018
Drew Heads Down Under

Drew Lasker has pledged to do Newcastle proud as he prepares for the most exciting challenge of his basketball career. The veteran Eagles guard flies out to Australia on Thursday as part of England’s 12-man Commonwealth Games squad. And Lasker has promised to make the most of an unexpected opportunity after grasping the chance to…

Foundation
October 30, 2017
Commonwealth for Coach Chris

Basketball England have announced the England Women’s 2018 Commonwealth Games coaching staff with our Team Northumbria WBBL Head Coach and Great Britain Under-20 Assistant Coach Chris Bunten named as Assistant Coach and Performance Analyst for next April’s Gold Coast Games. Current Great Britain Women’s Head Coach Jose Maria “Chema” Buceta has been appointed as Head Coach…

January 3, 2014
Juniors Coached By Eagles Players

The Newcastle Eagles players started 2014 by spending time at Benfield Centre for Sporting Excellence coaching the Newcastle Eagles Junior National League Players. Boys and girls from the Under 18, Under 16 and Under 15 teams got the opportunity to work on court with the Cup bound Esh Group Eagles. The junior players also got…

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