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Coronavirus

Arena
September 21, 2021
BBL and WBBL Game Day Information and Spectators Code of Conduct

Newcastle Eagles and the Vertu Motors Arena are excited for the return of spectators this season and we are striving to ensure both fan and player safety following the Government’s removal of the legal COVID-19 restrictions and strict guidance around events and sports. Alongside the leagues and our fellow BBL and WBBL clubs, we are…

Arena
July 18, 2021
Staying On The Safe Side

As restrictions on social distancing change from Monday 19 July 2021, we are asking players, who are over 12 years old and not exempt, to continue to wear face coverings around communal areas of the Vertu Motors Arena. Since the return of our young players, visitors and staff to the arena we have ensured that…

Foundation
April 9, 2021
Our Clubs Are Back From Monday And With A New Look

Our Eagles Community Foundation clubs are back and players can book in for training sessions now ready for when lockdown restrictions will be relaxed to allow indoor basketball from Monday 12 April. Ready for the return to play for all our young players, in partnership with a new Tyneside-based kit supplier Core 37, we are pleased to…

Arena
January 13, 2021
Arena Sets Newcastle Vaccinations Record

It is still early days in the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme, but as its growth and pace increases across the country here at the Eagles Community Arena we are proud to have been the hosts of another monumental day for Newcastle’s fight against coronavirus. Today a grand total of 1,254 people received the coronavirus vaccine…

Arena
January 4, 2021
Over 1,000 Vaccinated In One Day at The ECA

On Wednesday 23 December 2020, over 1,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus at our Eagles Community Arena. For one day part of the venue took on a new role as a Newcastle Primary Care Network community site for the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. Residents of Newcastle upon Tyne aged 80 and over were first in line…

WBBL
November 20, 2020
Distilling Support For WBBL

As the first home tip-off for our Women’s British Basketball Team looms this weekend we are pleased to announce the support of North East based gin distillers, WL Distillery. Founder and managing director Scott Wilson-Laing’s passion for gin and helping others made taking up the opportunity to sponsor our WBBL team for the 2020-21 season an…

BBL
November 1, 2020
Preview: Eagles at London Lions (BBL Cup)

Ian MacLeod can’t wait to unleash a competitive and committed Newcastle Eagles on the BBL this afternoon as the new season finally gets underway. False starts, financial concerns and illness within the camp have presented British basketball’s most successful franchise with a slew of problems in recent weeks. But all of that will be forgotten…

BBL
October 27, 2020
2020-21 BBL Cup Fixtures Announced

Newcastle Eagles will finally tip-off the delayed BBL season with a tough clash at London Lions on Sunday. The fixture is the first of six mouthwatering ties in a talent-stacked Group 3 of the remodelled BBL Cup. Newcastle face the Lions, Leicester Riders and fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks home and away — with the top…

BBL
October 22, 2020
Eagles vs Phoenix Cancelled

Tomorrow night’s behind-closed-doors pre-season game against Cheshire Phoenix has been cancelled. The club received confirmation that one of its BBL player has tested positive for COVID-19 and following current Basketball England guidance the player and his teammates are now in isolation. Since the return to indoor courts this summer, the club and all its players…