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January 31, 2024
Tosan Makes Memphis Moves

Tosan Evbuomwan is on the brink of joining an elite group of British ballers after the Geordie star was snapped up by NBA giants Memphis Grizzlies. The Western Conference franchise have signed the Newcastle Eagles Academy graduate to a 10-day contract. “This is an incredible opportunity for Tosan, one that he has earned through hard…

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January 23, 2024
Academy U16 Girls Enjoy Sponsored Overnight Stopover

The U16 Girls Academy side recently benefitted from an overnight stay after local company @Basketmedia365 provided sponsorship for the trip. With two games in two days, the players, coaches and staff stayed at the picturesque Ilam Hall in Derbyshire. They enjoyed a team meal, fun activities, a countryside walk in the stunning rural location and…

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February 7, 2023
Academy Players To Benefit From Mental Health Partnership

Eagles Community Foundation and Mental Health UK have teamed up to offer support and guidance to the Newcastle Eagles Academy players. Players from the Academy’s age groups teams along with the Elite Academy Basketball League (EABL) team will take part in a 9-week programme that is designed to support performance athletes. The mental health awareness…

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October 26, 2022
Ponteland Panthers Ready To Roar

As the Newcastle Eagles Central Venue League prepares to mark its 20th anniversary next month the Eagles Community Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its newest junior basketball club, the Ponteland Panthers. Working in partnership with Ponteland schools, this new club will tap into the growth the sport is seeing across the region,…

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September 6, 2022
Academy’s Two Day Development Weekend Success

In first major event for the re-launched Eagles Academy its coaches, players and officials took part in a two-day crossover event in Edinburgh and Newcastle. There were wins on the court for all our performance players, but the biggest win was the development of all involved. Saturday saw our Eagles Under 14s boys, girls and…

Men
April 25, 2022
Report: Plymouth City Patriots 80-72 Eagles

Newcastle Eagles face a summer of serious self-reflection after the most successful franchise in British basketball history failed to make the playoffs for the first time in 22 years. Owner Paul Blake has already launched his search for the club’s new head coach after it was revealed Ian MacLeod will move to a role within…

Men
April 23, 2022
Report: Eagles 93-80 Glasgow Rocks

Newcastle Eagles and Plymouth City Patriots will battle it out for the BBL’s final playoff berth tomorrow as a frustrating regular season heads for a thrilling finish in the south west. With the two sides locked together on 22 points — and with the league series tied at 1-1 — both teams can still secure a…

Men
April 16, 2022
MacLeod To Take On New Role This Summer

Newcastle Eagles will start the 2022-23 BBL season with a new head coach as Ian MacLeod steps down this summer. The Geordie playcaller succeeded Fabulous Flournoy three years ago and won three trophies in his first two seasons at the helm. MacLeod, who celebrates a 20-year association with the Eagles next year, will move into…

Men
March 30, 2022
Preview: Eagles at London Lions

Newcastle Eagles are fighting to keep their campaign alive despite suffering the latest in a long line of cruel setbacks this season. That’s the defiant message from head coach Ian MacLeod after it was confirmed that Wesley Person Jr will miss this week’s BBL action. Newcastle travelled to London for tonight’s clash against the Lions…