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  2. Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back
  3. Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks
  4. Eagles Ready To Return To Action
  5. Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

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BBL
September 18, 2020
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks

Basketball. But not as we know it. The last time Newcastle Eagles stepped out on court it was against the backdrop of a thrilling BBL Trophy final in Glasgow. A raucous crowd, raw emotion and the razzamatazz of a game founded on pure entertainment combined to create a special atmosphere prior to lockdown. Fast forward…

BBL
September 18, 2020
Eagles Ready To Return To Action

Head coach Ian MacLeod is relishing tonight’s long-awaited return to action as Newcastle Eagles seek to point the way for BBL basketball across the UK. A pre-season clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks was due to take place in front of 800 fans prior to fresh lockdown measures announced yesterday. But the match will now…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

EAGLES VS SHARKS PRE-SEASON FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 TIP-OFF 7:30PM COVERAGE FROM 7:20PM Watch this behind closed doors pre-season clash live from the Eagles Community Arena as we welcome the Sheffield Sharks for the hotly anticipated return to action for British Basketball. JUST £4.99! SEASON TICKET HOLDERS: 2019-20 and 2020-21 Newcastle Eagles BBL Season Ticket…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Pilot Game Goes Behind Closed Doors

Newcastle Eagles have been forced to admit defeat in the battle to play basketball in front of fans this weekend. Tomorrow’s scheduled ‘indoor sport pilot’ against Sheffield Sharks will now take place behind closed doors. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport have now instructed the club that the planned test event cannot go ahead…

WBBL
September 2, 2020
Bunten Back To Helm Newcastle Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten has admitted he feared for the future of top-flight women’s basketball in the UK after the sport closed its doors in response to COVID-19. But the newly reappointed Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach can’t wait to play his part in this autumn’s hotly anticipated return to action. And Bunten is working towards a…

BBL
August 27, 2020
BBL Announce 2020-21 Season Start Dates

A day after the announcement of the Eagles Community Arena hosting a pilot basketball game with spectators, the British Basketball League (BBL) have revealed their plans for the 2020-21 season. From Friday 2 October 2020, BBL clubs will get back to action as they start the opening rounds of the BBL Cup competition with the…

Arena
August 26, 2020
Eagles To Host Pilot Game

Newcastle Eagles can confirm that the Eagles Community Arena is set to host a pilot basketball game in a return to live sport with social distancing on Friday 18 September 2020. Following much work behind the scenes over recent weeks, the Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced the test event this afternoon. The game will…

WBBL
July 28, 2020
Foodbank Flying with the Eagles

With their respective bases less than a mile apart and both heralded as exemplary community-based organisations, synergy between Newcastle Eagles and the Newcastle West End Foodbank is guaranteed. Both will now be supporting each other further, with the Newcastle Eagles WBBL team set to display the logo of the biggest foodbank in the UK on…

BBL
July 19, 2020
The Coach Mac Catch-Up

As things start happening around the BBL and as our fans start wondering what might be happening here in Newcastle we through it might be worthwhile catching-up with our head coach Ian Macleod. We started by asking about lockdown and “Clan MacLeod’s” reaction to it. “As with most people, initially it was very difficult to…