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January 14, 2023
Report: Eagles WBBL 60-82 Leicester Riders – The Big One

It was labelled ‘The Big One’ as Newcastle attempted to smash the all-time attendance award for a WBBL Championship game. It was a home game at the Vertu Motors Arena and once again the Eagles as a club excelled. Off the court a brilliant crowd of 1,303 did indeed break Eagles own record and became…

January 13, 2023
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders – SOLD-OUT

Newcastle Eagles go into The Big One tonight against a strong Leicester Riders on a three-match winning run. The sold-out top-flight women’s basketball tip-off is set to see the club break the league attendance record once again this evening after 1,122 turned out to the first Big One just under a year ago. Our Eagles’…

December 7, 2022
The Big One Is Back

Newcastle Eagles WBBL can go even bigger and better with a new record-breaking bid after it was revealed The Big One is back for 2023! That’s the verdict of head coach Noelia Cacheiro as women’s basketball prepares to take centre stage again next month. More than 1,120 supporters packed the Vertu Motors Arena to register…

September 17, 2022
Pre-Season Report: Eagles WBBL 50-72 Leicester Riders

  Noelia Cacheiro heads into next weekend’s league opener confident that a team growing on and off the court can make some serious noise in the WBBL this season. Newcastle Eagles face Caledonia Gladiators on Friday sweating on the fitness of star duo Chloe Gaynor and Courtney Clasen. And the club is working around the…

September 16, 2022
Pre-Season Preview: Friday Night BBL and WBBL Double-Header

It’s been somewhat of a whirlwind week for Newcastle Eagles new head coach Marc Steutel with two wins from three games so far in pre-season and a change to his roster all inside a matter of days after returning from GB duties at EuroBasket. The decision was taken to rest Jermel Kennedy and Darius Defoe therefore…

September 15, 2022
Cacheiro Putting Her Pieces Into Place

Noelia Cacheiro is still seeking the final pieces of her WBBL jigsaw as Newcastle Eagles prepare to step up their pre-season preparations this weekend. But the Spaniard is confident the puzzle will be complete come the end of the month as she continues to work with a network of contacts worldwide. And Cacheiro has revealed…

August 10, 2022
Announcing Our Eagles Biggest Ever Pre-Season

This September our Eagles tip-off their biggest ever pre-season with six games for fans to watch at the Vertu Motors Arena in a packed two-week schedule. Top of the bill is Swedish top-flight basketball league champions Norrköping Dolphins who fly to the UK next month to face Leicester Riders before travelling to Tyneside taking on…

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…

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,…