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April 17, 2023
Report: Durham Palatinates 75-69 Eagles WBBL

A desperately disappointing weekend has seen Newcastle Eagles WBBL side drop out of the play-off positions with only two games of the regular season to go. A loss at home in the Vertu Motors Arena to Cardiff on Saturday night was compounded by a road loss in the derby clash at Durham. Even worse for…

April 2, 2023
Report: Eagles WBBL 72-67 Durham Palatinates

The bragging rights for now in North East top flight basketball go to Newcastle Eagles after a thrilling derby day victory over Durham Palatinates. It’s a win that consolidates Newcastle’s play-off position and deals a blow to Durham’s. The other winners were the loud and proud home crowd who turned up in superb numbers to…

April 2, 2023
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates

In the second of two weekend games for the WBBL Eagles, the Vertu Motors Arena will see the first North East Derby of the season get underway this afternoon with the home side looking to put yesterday’s loss to the Leicester Riders firmly behind them. This game is the rearranged fixture which was postponed in…

March 29, 2023
Lowe Likely For Durham Derby

It’s ‘Mission Playoffs’ for Newcastle Eagles this weekend as the WBBL’s wildcards bid to double down on their post-season push. Noelia Cacheiro’s side face title challengers Leicester on Saturday just two weeks after the rampant Riders dumped the women in black out of this season’s Trophy. And less than 24 hours later Newcastle host derby…

February 27, 2023
WBBL Trophy Semi-Final Fixture Set

This afternoon the league confirmed that our Eagles will play Leicester Riders in the 2023 Betty Cadona WBBL Trophy Semi-Final on Saturday 18 March. A nail-biting one point victory against Essex Rebels in the Quarter-Final nine days ago saw our women take their place in the penultimate stage of this year’s prestigious silverware competition. Riders…

December 5, 2022
Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates Postponed

This Saturday 10 December’s Newcastle Eagles WBBL game against Durham Palatinates has been postponed until the new year. Any ticket purchases will be exchanged for a future game or refunded and details about the process for this and the rearranged fixture will follow in due course.

April 6, 2022
Eagles ‘Cach’ A Break At Last

A buoyant Noelia Cacheiro believes Newcastle Eagles have finally turned a corner following a season of turmoil — after going from the bullied to the bullies in the WBBL. The determined playcaller is under no illusions that Saturday’s homecourt clash against second-placed Sevenoaks Suns will provide the stiffest of tests for her short-handed roster. But…

April 4, 2022
Report: Eagles WBBL 69-56 Durham Palatinates

Newcastle Eagles destroyed derby rivals Durham Palatinates to complete a perfect weekend and keep their playoff hopes alive. Heading into a high-pressure homecourt double-header, nothing less than back-to-back wins were required to keep Noelia Cacheiro’s side on course for a top eight finish. And after dispatching Gloucester City Queens on Saturday, a resurgent Newcastle finished…

January 19, 2022
Cardiff Trip Cancelled As More WBBL Home Games Locked In

In a series of WBBL fixture changes we can announce today, three previously unscheduled games have been confirmed and this weekend’s away trip has been postponed. The team’s visit at Cardiff Met Archers on Saturday has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in due course. WBBL Championship tip-offs at home against Durham, Essex and Manchester…