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  2. Report: Eagles 88-79 London Lions
  3. Preview: Eagles vs London Lions
  4. How To Watch The BBL Championship Tip-Off Double-Header
  5. Report: Eagles WBBL 71-96 Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

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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…

BBL
October 9, 2020
2020-21 BBL Season Will Commence On 30 October

The British Basketball League (BBL) has confirmed the 2020-21 season will now commence on 30 October 2020 with the detailed fixture list being announced as soon as possible. Following the Government’s announcement on 22 September that fans would not be allowed back into sports venues from 1 October, the BBL has been in urgent dialogue…

BBL
October 6, 2020
Update From Eagles Managing Director, Paul Blake

It’s 25 years since top-flight basketball arrived in Newcastle and in that time we’ve enjoyed some incredible highlights alongside our loyal supporters. We’ve become used to winning the game’s biggest prizes in front of sold-out crowds and set the standard for basketball in the community. During that period we’ve always done our level best to…

BBL
October 1, 2020
Relive The First Basketball Game Since Lockdown

Last month top-flight British basketball teams returned to the court in a competitive tip-off for the first time since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown paused play back in March. Newcastle Eagles hosted Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena in a behind closed doors friendly that was meant to be the pilot for a return of spectators…

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…