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WBBL
January 17, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 39-66 Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles head to Oaklands Wolves next weekend desperate for a change in fortunes following a heavy defeat at the hands of Leicester Riders. Chris Bunten’s winless side remains bottom of the WBBL Championship on the back of a fourth straight league loss. And Newcastle never looked like challenging the 2021 cup finalists after a…

WBBL
January 17, 2021
GiveToLocal Super Sunday Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL head coach Chris Bunten insisted he has complete confidence in the Covid protocols put in place to protect his players and staff this season. The Tynesiders host star-studded Leicester Riders tomorrow as part of the first GiveToLocal Super Sunday. Bunten’s side tackle their East Midlands rivals from 2pm prior to a BBL…

WBBL
November 30, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 71-96 Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

Battling Newcastle Eagles WBBL bowed out of this season’s WBBL Cup but basketball was the winner on Tyneside as an absorbing clash provided a thrilling advert for the women’s game. Newcastle’s 96-71 defeat to Leicester didn’t tell the true story as a late burst from the Riders put the gloss on a deceiving scoreline. And…

WBBL
November 28, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

Co-captain Rachael Bland is relishing another Sunday WBBL Cup shoot-out as Newcastle Eagles take on Leicester Riders in a must-win tie. The final round of North Group fixtures pits leaders Leicester against a talented Newcastle team at the Eagles Community Arena. And Bland is predicting a typically fast-paced affair as two of the WBBL’s fiercest…

WBBL
January 20, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 61-63 Leicester Riders

Leicester Riders snapped Newcastle Eagles’ eight-game winning streak to join Sevenoaks Suns back on top of the WBBL. And Chris Bunten’s battling black and whites will rue a string of late missed chances as they slipped to a first league loss since October. Double doubles from Mante Kvederaviciute, Georgia Ohrdorf and Anja Fuchs-Robetin were not enough…

WBBL
January 19, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders

Two-time league MVP Rahmon Fletcher has paid tribute to club mate Giulia Simioni after the Swiss star passed 300 WBBL assists. Fletcher and Simioni are two of the most consistent playmakers in British basketball – setting the standard in the men’s and women’s games. And one of the biggest names in the BBL insists it…

WBBL
September 16, 2019
WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL returned from Leicester with a win and a loss but the mood was overwhelmingly positive for playcaller Chris Bunten. Two games in two days against the homecourt Riders served up a tough pre-season test for Newcastle’s women. But the visitors headed back up the M1 in buoyant mood despite slipping to an…

WBBL
April 27, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Leicester Riders (WBBL Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Bullish playcaller Chris Bunten is convinced Newcastle Eagles can extend their season beyond this weekend – with The Axe back in his black and white attack. Seventh-placed Newcastle travel to league runners-up Leicester Riders in the quarter-finals of the WBBL playoffs tonight. And the Eagles welcome back three-point threat Kalina ‘The Axe’ Axentieva for the…