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Durham Palatinates

BBL
August 12, 2021
Updated: 2021 WBBL Opening Weekend Cup Group Stage Tip-Offs

The tip-offs have been confirmed for our 2021-22 WBBL season’s opening weekend Cup group stage which will see our Eagles join the Palatinates and Pride over three days hosted at Durham University’s Sports and Wellbeing Park. The hosts open on Friday night against Caledonia followed by back-to-back tip-offs for our Eagles. Unfortunately, due to the…

BBL
April 22, 2021
Trio of Eagles Make All-Star Fives

Even though the new-look May Madness Play-Offs are the talk of the league, the BBL Championship season isn’t over and the title is yet to be settled. As teams continue to put strong showings on the court, this week’s BBL All-Star 5 was tough competition but saw another Eagle flying into the starting line-up. Justin…

WBBL
April 19, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 66-61 Durham Palatinates

After a regular season full of adversity, the season looks like it will end for Newcastle Eagles in the play-offs after a fine Derby Day win over Durham Palatinates. That was Head Coach Chris Bunten’s goal after a campaign that has been hit with injuries and departures throughout. Even yesterday’s 5-point win over a gritty…

WBBL
April 18, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Durham Palatinates

Chris Bunten has challenged his bench players to step up and take their chance following the surprise departure of Jorjah Smith. The Newcastle Eagles guard announced her return home just 48 hours before today’s North East derby against Durham Palatinates. But Bunten is ready to hand greater responsibility to Millie Oates and Mollie Arnold as…

WBBL
April 14, 2021
Gorrell Gets In All-Star Five

Bouncing-back from defeat in Durham last Saturday, our WBBL team fought to a crucial win over Oaklands just 24-hours later and one player’s huge performance in that game has landed her a starting place in this week’s All-Star Five. Alison Gorrell led her team to a 91-89 win over the Oaklands Wolves and makes her fourth appearance…

WBBL
April 11, 2021
Report: Durham Palatinates 75-70 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles take on the Oaklands Wolves this afternoon looking to claw their way back into top six contention. Durham Palatinates inflicted a shock defeat on Chris Bunten’s Newcastle yesterday to take the spoils in the first of this season’s North East derbies. And the Eagles must regroup and refocus as they bid to topple…

WBBL
April 10, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

Derby day can’t come soon enough for determined Newcastle Eagles as Chris Bunten’s side goes in search of back-to-back wins against Durham and Oaklands. A week which saw results go the way of the fast-improving Tynesiders means the women in black remain on course for a top eight finish. And for the first time this…

WBBL
November 2, 2019
Report: Durham Palatinates 53-78 Eagles WBBL

Unstoppable Georgia Ohrdorf played her way into next week’s WBBL All Star Five with an another eye-catching double double to destroy a shellshocked Durham Palatinates. The Maiden Castle club were blown away by the black and whites as a one-sided derby went the way of the rampant visitors. And Ohrdorf built on her burgeoning reputation…

WBBL
November 2, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

The first North East derby of the WBBL season can’t come soon enough for in-form Georgia Ohrdorf as Newcastle Eagles and Durham Palatinates battle it out for basketball’s regional bragging rights. Both clubs have set their sights on a top four finish as two rosters packed with talent look to upset the league’s big guns….