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Giulia Simioni

WBBL
August 14, 2019
Austrian Anja Links Up As An Eagle

Persistence has paid off for Newcastle Eagles WBBL playcaller Chris Bunten after the experienced coach landed long-term target Anja Fuchs-Robetin. Bunten has been trailing the Austrian international for five years – and hosted the forward’s fact-finding trip to Tyneside in 2017. But Fuchs-Robetin has finally opted to pull on the black and white vest as…

WBBL
August 6, 2019
Giulia Jumps Back In

One of the WBBL’s most consistent performers has committed her future to Newcastle Eagles despite a flurry of interest from the continent. Point guard Giulia Simioni skippered the team last season during a transitional campaign that saw Chris Bunten’s side move to the new Eagles Community Arena. And the coveted playmaker was crowned Newcastle’s WBBL Most…

Arena
June 9, 2019
Our 2018-19 End of Season Awards Dinner

On Friday 24 May 2019 we hosted our first ever End of Season Awards Dinner at our new Eagles Community Arena and our first event of its size in our new home. Just two years beforehand the club and foundation told everyone attending the organisation’s 21st birthday party that plans were in motion towards the…

WBBL
March 23, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns

Captain fantastic Giulia Simioni insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL are peaking at the perfect time ahead of a full-on playoff assault. The Swiss star is the reigning Molten WBBL Player of the Month after racking up an average of 11 assists and 13 points per game in February. But Simioni’s form will be tested to the…

WBBL
March 7, 2019
Captain Simioni Crowned

Giulia Simioni has turned up the heat in our Eagles Community Arena with big displays both in leadership as our WBBL team captain and on-court in recent home wins. This has being recognised by the league who have awarded our Swiss International point guard the Molten WBBL Player of the Month for February. Across the…

WBBL
February 23, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Nottingham Wildcats

Newcastle Eagles WBBL play-caller Chris Bunten has praised captain fantastic Giulia Simioni ahead of Sunday’s crunch clash against top six rivals Nottingham Wildcats. Simioni sits second in the WBBL rankings for assists after dishing up 8.42 scoring passes per game this season. And Bunten lauded the point guard’s leadership skills ahead of what promises to…

WBBL
November 22, 2018
Six Games In 16 Days

Red hot rookie Georgia Ohrdorf is relishing a return to WBBL action after revealing Newcastle Eagles’ punishing December schedule holds no fears for a team in transition. The all-action Aussie has burst onto the British basketball scene after signing for Chris Bunten’s side during the summer. And Ohrdorf insisted the Eagles will be ready for…

WBBL
November 15, 2018
Swiss Skipper Has Our Support

The Swiss national basketball team will benefit from a vocal North East following this weekend with Newcastle Eagles’ WBBL skipper Giulia Simioni taking centre stage for the hosts. Chris Bunten, his assistant and six members of his Sport Central roster are flying out to Fribourg tomorrow ahead of Switzerland’s Eurobasket qualifier against the Czech Republic…

WBBL
November 7, 2018
Eagles Fly Into WBBL Week 6 All-Stars

Two Eagles have landed in the WBBL’s All-Star side this week with Giulia Simioni in the starting five and Kalina Axetievas getting a nod off the bench. Eagles WBBL team captain Giulia Simioni was on top form at Sport Central last Saturday afternoon against Oaklands Wolves and not far off securing a triple-double. Simioni contributed…

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