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February 10, 2020
St Bede’s Clinch Fourth South Tyneside Title

Stifling defence and big game experience helped St Bede’s clinch a fourth South Tyneside Hoops 4 Health title in front of a capacity crowd at the Eagles Community Arena. The pre-tournament favourites conceded for the first time on their way to a hard fought 4-2 semi-final win against Stanhope Primary. But a single basket was…

Arena
February 10, 2020
Newcastle Returns To The World Stage

World class sporting action returns to Tyneside this month as the big hitters of British basketball tackle their German rivals in Newcastle. The state-of-the-art Eagles Community Arena hosts a Great Britain side seeking to topple one of Europe’s most talented teams. And Newcastle is braced for an influx of supporters, media and guests from across…

Foundation
January 22, 2020
Seaburn Seal Sunderland Title

A nailbiting final saw Seaburn Dene retain their Hoops 4 Health title as the top four schools in Sunderland took the Eagles Community Arena by storm. Twenty-four teams from seven primaries tipped off at Sunderland University the previous week in a bid to make this season’s semi-finals. And 2019 winners Seaburn Dene Primary were joined by…

Foundation
January 13, 2020
February Half-Term Basketball Camps

This coming February half-term our Eagles Community Foundation have five great days of camps taking place for young players to get on court in the school holidays. From under 8s to under 14s there are camp days available across the week commencing Monday 17 February 2020. Our camps are a great way to keep the kids…

Foundation
December 20, 2019
Eagles Stepping Up For England

Two of the rising stars of the North East basketball scene are shooting for international glory this month. Newcastle Eagles Academy products Sauveur Kande and Yemisi Mefful will represent England at home and abroad. And both look set to inspire the next generation of homegrown talent with a number of young pretenders snapping at their…

Foundation
December 4, 2019
Basketball Partnership Help Build A Healthier Community

An innovative partnership promoting the development of budding basketball players is building for the future. Gateshead Housing Company and the Eagles Community Foundation are working together in a bid to persuade more children to try basketball. And the ECF’s Gateshead Development Officer, Anthony Forrester, insisted the groundbreaking link-up is already reaping tangible rewards. “In partnership…

Foundation
November 22, 2019
Police Take Hornets To Court

One of our Eagles Community Foundation’s basketball clubs has received a haul of new equipment thanks to their local bobby on the beat. Cardinal Hornets is a volunteer-led basketball club run by our foundation out of Cardinal Hume Primary School in Gateshead. More than a hundred children between the ages of five and 16 are…

Foundation
October 30, 2019
CITV’s Dare Master In An Eagles Challenge

If you were at our BBL game against Glasgow Rocks last month then you will have seen the CITV cameras filming a young guy on court during some of the breaks in play. This was for CITV’s Dare Master, a series of ten episodes presented in British Sign Language by Danny Murphy and sees the…

Foundation
October 23, 2019
CIPD Awards Raises Money For Our New Hardship Fund

An awards night the Eagles Community Arena raised more than £2,000 for our Eagles Community Foundation’s Hardship Fund. The purpose of this new ring-fenced fund is to get as many children as possible playing basketball across the North East to stay healthy, keep active, have fun, make friends and develop as young people. The 2019…