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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.

March 1, 2020
Report: Essex Rebels 68-70 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles survived an almighty scare on the road after edging a nip and tuck WBBL clash against struggling Essex Rebels. Chris Bunten’s side surrendered a 12-point lead and almost blew their big chance to join Leicester Riders at the top of the Championship table. But Lisa Koop and Mante Kvederaviciute kept their cool from…

February 29, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Essex Rebels

Chris Bunten could be without both of his leading scorers as Newcastle Eagles bid to win on the road at Essex Rebels tonight. Georgia Ohrdorf is out of action for at least two weeks after rolling her ankle in a university clash earlier this week. And Mante Kvederaviciute has not trained all week after reporting…

October 27, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL 90-80 Essex Rebels

Lisa Koop enjoyed a breakout game in the WBBL as the unstoppable German bagged 28 points and 15 rebounds to lead Newcastle Eagles to a first league win of the season. The veteran centre had threatened to rack up the big numbers earlier this month – only for foul trouble to limit her minutes. And…

October 26, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Essex Rebels

Chris Bunten insists his fast-improving roster would be wrong to underestimate Essex Rebels ahead of tomorrow’s winnable WBBL Championship clash. But the Newcastle coach is excited to see how his players react to last weekend’s battling defeat at the hands of all-conquering Sevenoaks Suns. Bunten is back on Tyneside following a flying visit to the…

March 17, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Essex Rebels

A dominant display under the boards from experienced forward Kara Bonenberger and 24 points in 26 minutes from Georgia Ohrdorf underpinned a vital victory for Newcastle Eagles last night. The former hauled down an eye-popping 23 rebounds on her way to yet another top flight double double. And Ohrdorf enjoyed her best night yet in…

March 16, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Essex Rebels

Chris Bunten is convinced a run to this year’s BUCS Championship final can have a positive effect on a roster chasing WBBL Play-Off glory. Many of Newcastle Eagles’ players also turn out for Northumbria University’s Premier North side – competing at the top level of college basketball in the UK. And earlier this week Northumbria…

December 2, 2018
Report: Eagles WBBL at Suns and Rebels

Newcastle Eagles must regroup and refocus after a bitterly disappointing return to WBBL action brought about successive losses on the road. Chris Bunten’s side suffered overtime heartache at Essex Rebels hot on the heels of a heavy defeat at title favourites Sevenoaks Suns. And the experienced playcaller will be looking for a positive response when…

November 28, 2018
WBBL Eagles Flying Into Packed Schedule

Chris Bunten has given his squad a clean bill of health as Newcastle Eagles’ WBBL campaign resumes with a vengeance this weekend. Almost a month without top flight action has interrupted a solid start to a landmark season. But six games in 16 days – beginning at reigning champions Sevenoaks Suns on Saturday – heralds…