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WBBL
April 12, 2022
Report: Leicester Riders 75-65 Eagles WBBL

A fantastic final quarter comeback wasn’t enough to prevent Newcastle Eagles from slipping to a second defeat in three days. But another feisty display against top four opposition will fill Noelia Cacheiro’s fast-improving side with confidence heading into another must-win homecourt double header. Leicester Riders wrapped up a 10-point win but not before gutsy Newcastle…

WBBL
April 11, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Leicester Riders

Layne Murphy is confident Newcastle Eagles have found common ground just in time to launch a late season push for the playoffs. The in-form American was one of a slew of new signings hastily thrown together in a bid to bolster a depleted roster in January. And ahead of tonight’s trip to fourth-placed Leicester Riders,…

WBBL
February 17, 2022
Eagles WBBL Weekend Postponed

Our back-to-back WBBL Championship away games to Cardiff Met Archers and Leicester Riders scheduled this weekend have been postponed in line with the league’s Secure Play protocols. A rearranged date for these fixtures will be announced in due course.

WBBL
December 4, 2021
Report: Eagles Beat Riders 50-45 To Make WBBL Cup Final

Brilliant Newcastle Eagles booked their place in the 2022 WBBL Cup final on the back of a battling performance against Leicester Riders. Chris Bunten’s new-look roster will face star-studded London Lions at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham on January 30. And a repeat of May’s WBBL Play-Off final — live on Sky Sports — presents the Eagles…

December 4, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Cup Semi-Final)

Rachael Bland ramped up the rivalry ahead of tonight’s big WBBL Cup semi-final when she insisted Newcastle Eagles have unfinished business with Leicester Riders. The winners of a mouthwatering one-off tie at the Vertu Motors Arena will take on London Lions in next month’s showpiece final — televised live on Sky Sports. And Bland admitted…

WBBL
October 25, 2021
Eagles vs Riders WBBL Cup Semi-Final Set

Our WBBL team will face Leicester in the semi-finals of the Cup and the date for this huge fixture has been set. The Eagles will face the Riders on Saturday 4 December at the Vertu Motors Arena with a 7pm tip-off. The previously schedule game against Manchester Mystics on that date will be rearranged in…

WBBL
October 23, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 51-59 Leicester Riders

The slow start that has plagued the Newcastle Eagles men’s team in the BBL seems to have infected the WBBL team as they dropped a home game to Riders they really should have won. Leading 28 – 16 after a hotly contested first half they fell apart in the second half as Leicester completely turned the game around….

WBBL
October 23, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Chloe Gaynor insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL have the offensive weapons and the defensive steel to kickstart their season against perennial contenders Leicester Riders tonight. And the fired-up forward responded to head coach Chris Bunten’s call for greater consistency by revealing she’s leaving no stone unturned in the quest to get back to her powerful best….

WBBL
September 20, 2021
Pre-Season Report: Leicester Riders 64-86 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten is confident Newcastle Eagles can make an early-season statement in this weekend’s WBBL Cup double-header. And the experienced playcaller heads into back-to-back clashes against Caledonia Pride and Durham Palatinates determined to unlock the potential within an exciting roster. Newcastle defeated Leicester Riders 86-64 over five ‘quarters’ in a pulsating pre-season friendly in the…