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February 16, 2022
Academy Pour On The Points and Pressure

A strong finish set the seal on another big win for Newcastle Eagles Under 14 girls as the in-form hosts defeated Liverpool 59-32. But head coach Ellen Totten cut a frustrated figure as the inconsistent hosts fell far short of their own high standards during a seesaw display. And Newcastle’s playcaller will undoubtedly demand more…

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February 16, 2022
Hoops Happy Kids Powered By Water

Two North East organisations committed to healthy living reinforce a special relationship rooted in community support when top-flight basketball returns to the Vertu Motors Arena on Friday. The groundbreaking partnership between Northumbria Water and the Eagles Community Foundation continues to make a splash across the North East. And Friday’s BBL clash between Newcastle Eagles and…

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February 3, 2022
St Cuthbert’s Scoop Sunderland Title

Former semi-finalists St Cuthbert’s RC Primary clinched the 2022 Sunderland Hoops 4 Health crown in front of a packed Vertu Motors Arena crowd. Newcastle Eagles Community Foundation’s long-running schools programme — which combines healthy living messages with thrill-a-minute hoops — is back following its enforced Covid layoff. And St Cuthbert’s clinched a thrilling regional final against…

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February 3, 2022
Riders Blasted By Stephenson Rocket

A flurry of three pointers from sharp-shooter George Stephenson bookended a Vertu Motors Arena thriller as Newcastle Eagles Under 16 boys pipped Leicester Riders. The hosts shot out to a 21-point lead at the half and looked home and dry before a mighty response from the East Midlanders. And Stephenson showed nerves of steel down…

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January 28, 2022
First Hoops 4 Health Regional Tournament Returns To Arena After Two Years

On Friday 28 January, the Vertu Motors Arena hosted its first Hoops 4 Health regional tournaments after a two-year hiatus throughout the pandemic. Almost 200 children took part in the competition bringing together nine schools from across North Tyneside at the home of the Eagles Community Foundation. Sam Blake, Chief Executive Officer of the Eagles…

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December 22, 2021
Spinners Given Runaround

Christmas came early for Newcastle Eagles Academy Under 14 girls as head coach Ellen Totton (pictured) and her side wrapped up 2021 in style. The Eagles hit the road to take on a short-handed Lancashire Spinners. And despite a second quarter stumble, Newcastle dominated from start to finish as the visitors pulled off an impressive…

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December 15, 2021
Finlay Dishes Up Festive Cheer

Playmaker Ollie Finlay anchored a flawless victory as Newcastle Eagles Under 16 boys headed into the Christmas break on the back of a big road win. The visitors defeated Cheshire Phoenix 119-41 to head into 2022 as one of the teams to watch. And it was point guard Finlay who showed the way with pin-sharp…

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December 15, 2021
Christmas Comes Early for West End Families

Some of the biggest stars in British basketball shot to the hearts of star-struck school kids after delivering the perfect early Christmas present. Members of the all-conquering Newcastle Eagles surprised pupils at St Michael’s RC Primary School when they rolled up armed with a pile of festive hampers and gifts. And almost £3,000 worth of…

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December 7, 2021
Young Eagles Point The Way with Wins

Ahead of this month’s hotly anticipated BBL clash at the Morningside Arena, Newcastle Eagles Under 14 boys took on the Riders in Leicester. And the Academy’s rising stars pointed the way for Ian Macleod’s men with a thumping 62-41 road win. Leicester made the early running to bag two early baskets but it wasn’t long…