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  1. Bunten’s Best of British
  2. Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back
  3. Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks
  4. Eagles Ready To Return To Action
  5. Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

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WBBL
September 22, 2020
Bunten’s Best of British

Chris Bunten has reinforced his commitment to emerging British talent after snapping up two of the country’s top young prospects. Abby Lowe and Molly Taylor have signed for Newcastle Eagles WBBL after successful stints at college in the US. And Bunten – who has previously worked with both players at GB Under 20 level –…

BBL
September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…

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 17, 2020
Watch Eagles vs Sharks Pre-Season Live

EAGLES VS SHARKS PRE-SEASON FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 TIP-OFF 7:30PM COVERAGE FROM 7:20PM Watch this behind closed doors pre-season clash live from the Eagles Community Arena as we welcome the Sheffield Sharks for the hotly anticipated return to action for British Basketball. JUST £4.99! SEASON TICKET HOLDERS: 2019-20 and 2020-21 Newcastle Eagles BBL Season Ticket…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Pilot Game Goes Behind Closed Doors

Newcastle Eagles have been forced to admit defeat in the battle to play basketball in front of fans this weekend. Tomorrow’s scheduled ‘indoor sport pilot’ against Sheffield Sharks will now take place behind closed doors. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport have now instructed the club that the planned test event cannot go ahead…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Eagles Land Maxwell At Centre

Newcastle Eagles have landed the centre they were chasing to complete their 2020-21 roster. Evan Maxwell is the man and at 6’10” he certainly fits the bill, adding to an exciting Eagles line-up for the forthcoming season. This will be Evan’s second professional season after he played for Nova Ves in Slovakia’s top division last…

WBBL
September 11, 2020
Euro Stars Return To Light Up Eagles

Two of European basketball’s top performers are returning to Tyneside as Newcastle Eagles WBBL seek to build on last season’s breakthrough campaign. Chris Bunten’s side emerged as title contenders with the strongest Championship showing in the club’s history prior to lockdown. And nobody was more frustrated at the premature end to a positive season than…

BBL
September 9, 2020
Eddie The Eagle Swoops In For Season Six

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to announce the return of sharp-shooting guard Eddie Matthew for his sixth season at the club and the former Eagles junior’s ninth BBL season overall. Continuing to show improvement year-on-year, in the last campaign the 24-years-old was having his best ever run, averaging just over 20 minutes a game and 10.3…

BBL
September 6, 2020
Gordon Brings Terrier Quality To Eagles

Newcastle Eagles are pleased to give Justin Gordon the opportunity to continue his professional career in the BBL this season as part of the 2020-21 roster. The high-flying athletic forward has previously played in Australia, Holland, Germany and Sweden. Whilst listed as 6’6” he comes with a reputation of being able to play bigger than…