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  1. Report: Eagles WBBL 53-76 Manchester Mystics
  2. Preview: Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix
  3. First Episode of Our New Eagles Nest-In Live Series
  4. Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics (WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final)
  5. Final Week In February BBL and WBBL Tip-Off Time Changes

Coronavirus

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…

WBBL
January 8, 2021
Eagles WBBL at Essex Rebels Postponed

This weekend’s WBBL game at Essex Rebels has been postponed due to COVID-19 implications. The tip-off will be rescheduled in due course. Our WBBL fixtures and results page helps you stay up to date with games and find out how you have them automatically updated on your devices calendar.

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…

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…