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Orieoma Chukwu-Etu

WBBL
April 10, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Durham Palatinates

Derby day can’t come soon enough for determined Newcastle Eagles as Chris Bunten’s side goes in search of back-to-back wins against Durham and Oaklands. A week which saw results go the way of the fast-improving Tynesiders means the women in black remain on course for a top eight finish. And for the first time this…

WBBL
April 7, 2021
Chukwu-Etu Checks Into Team of The Week

As they head down the stretch of the regular WBBL season with their eyes on a coveted Play-Offs place, our Eagles have been putting in huge performances both as a team and personally to pick up some crucial wins. One player who has been singled-out from week 17 of the WBBL Championship campaign is Orieoma Chukwu-Etu,…

WBBL
April 5, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 69-56 Essex Rebels

Newcastle Eagles produced a wonderful second half display yesterday at the Vertu Motors Arena to take a crucial home victory over Essex Rebels. The win gives them real momentum as they push towards the end of season and clinching a play-off place. The margin of victory was also important as the Eagles lost earlier in the…

WBBL
January 22, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Oaklands Wolves

Rising star Orieoma Chukwu-Etu insists playing competitive sport is a privilege in the midst of a relentless global pandemic. And the Newcastle Eagles guard admits being part of Chris Bunten’s WBBL roster provides a much-needed release during a challenging time for the UK’s basketball community. Chukwu-Etu divides her time between the court and her studies…

WBBL
November 20, 2020
Distilling Support For WBBL

As the first home tip-off for our Women’s British Basketball Team looms this weekend we are pleased to announce the support of North East based gin distillers, WL Distillery. Founder and managing director Scott Wilson-Laing’s passion for gin and helping others made taking up the opportunity to sponsor our WBBL team for the 2020-21 season an…

WBBL
September 29, 2020
Bunten Doubles Down On Homegrown Talent

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have welcomed back two of North East basketball’s most familiar faces as head coach Chris Bunten continues to deepen a developing roster. Experienced guard Ruth Thornley is back for a second season in her second spell with the franchise after kickstarting her top-flight career in 2019. And Academy product Orieoma Chukwu-Etu returns…

WBBL
July 28, 2020
Foodbank Flying with the Eagles

With their respective bases less than a mile apart and both heralded as exemplary community-based organisations, synergy between Newcastle Eagles and the Newcastle West End Foodbank is guaranteed. Both will now be supporting each other further, with the Newcastle Eagles WBBL team set to display the logo of the biggest foodbank in the UK on…

WBBL
July 10, 2020
Talking WBBL and How Your Support Will Help

In a very special lockdown interview Dan is talking women’s basketball with three of our Eagles WBBL players and hearing how your support can grow the sport… Thanks to everyone who has supported us so far we are closing in on our £10,000 target! Can you get us to our goal?

WBBL
September 3, 2019
Talented Tynesider Back For WBBL

Orieoma Chukwu-Etu can be the benchmark for Newcastle Eagles’ wannabes across the North East after the talented Tynesider became the club’s fifth WBBL signing of the summer. That’s the verdict of head coach Chris Bunten who believes the fast-rising guard can play a key role this season. Former Sacred Heart pupil Chukwu-Etu came through the…