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Arena
July 5, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 28 – The Build and Opening of Our Eagles Community Arena

This extended penultimate episode of the “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at one of the biggest moments in our history – the opening of our Eagles Community Arena on Friday 11 January 2019. In Episode 28 Paul and Sam Blake join Dan to relive that historic weekend and take us on a journey back in…

BBL
June 3, 2020
Blake Preparing Eagles For Post-Lockdown Era

Paul Blake has pledged to deliver the safest environment possible as Newcastle Eagles prepare for the resumption of British basketball later this year. BBL officials finally called time on the truncated 2019/20 campaign this week after initially calling a temporary halt to top-flight action in March. And with hopes high for an autumn start to…

BBL
March 20, 2020
Blake Issues Eagles Rallying Call

A passionate Paul Blake has appealed to the basketball community to stay positive and stick together in the face of the biggest crisis to affect sport in Britain. But the man responsible for transforming basketball in the North East has recognised that Newcastle Eagles face a fight for survival – just days after lifting a…

BBL
March 10, 2020
Eagles Approaching The Trophy Final

Paul Blake and Ian MacLeod are united in their respect for Newcastle’s BBL Trophy opponents after insisting Sunday’s showpiece clash is too close to call. Team Solent Kestrels are the first team from outside the top flight to contest a major domestic final. And Newcastle’s status as the most successful franchise in British basketball means…

Arena
February 18, 2020
Great Britain Rest Easy Ahead of Germany Clash

Great Britain’s basketball stars won’t be losing any sleep over Monday’s EuroBasket clash against Germany after one of the North East’s favourite hotels stepped in to put the finishing touches to their pre-match preparations. Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are hosting the Newcastle-based acting GB head coach Marc Steutel, his coaching staff, players and physios ahead of Monday’s…

Arena
February 10, 2020
Newcastle Returns To The World Stage

World class sporting action returns to Tyneside this month as the big hitters of British basketball tackle their German rivals in Newcastle. The state-of-the-art Eagles Community Arena hosts a Great Britain side seeking to topple one of Europe’s most talented teams. And Newcastle is braced for an influx of supporters, media and guests from across…

Arena
January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…

BBL
December 15, 2019
Blake Backs Glasgow Return

A determined Paul Blake is refusing to admit defeat in Newcastle Eagles’ ongoing battle to secure Rodney Glasgow Jr’s return to the BBL. And although the US guard now looks unlikely to play again before 2020, club officials are working around the clock to make a meaningful breakthrough. Glasgow Jr arrived on Tyneside in the…

WBBL
September 26, 2019
Be In Good Company Supporting Our WBBL Team

A number of businesses have pledged their support for the North East’s only top-flight women’s sports team following appeals for corporate backing to help achieve its ambitions and secure its long-term future. Several North East organisations have given their backing to our WBBL team who enjoyed a successful first season under the franchises new brand…