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Paul Blake

Men
January 24, 2018
Keep Calm And Carry On Says Blake

For the first time in 14 years Newcastle Eagles have failed to make the semi-finals of either of the BBL Cup or the BBL Trophy. Simon Rushworth asked owner Paul Blake whether the bubble has finally burst – or whether this season’s inconsistency is simply an inevitable bump in the road. For any other franchise…

Arena
November 30, 2017
A Ground Breaking Day

Wednesday 29 November 2017 will go down in the club’s history as literally a ground breaking day with work beginning at Riverside Dene in Elswick for our year-long build of the Eagles Community Arena (ECA). The brand new, multi-million pound, purpose-built community sports arena will house our Eagles Community Foundation (ECF), top-flight British basketball with…

Arena
November 30, 2017
Eagles Pair Home In On Europe

Newcastle Eagles’ longest serving players have revealed a shared optimism that the club’s brand new home will usher in a fresh era of sustained success for Britain’s most successful basketball team. Player-coach Fabulous Flournoy and veteran forward Darius Defoe swapped vests and shorts for hard hats and hi-vis jackets at the official launch of the…

Arena
November 29, 2017
Building For The Future

We are pleased to announce that work has begun on a brand new, purpose-built community sports arena as the new multi-million pound home for the Eagles Community Foundation (ECF). The state-of-the-art venue will house our award winning North East charity and host the region’s most successful sports team – our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle. It is anticipated…

Men
November 14, 2017
Blake Tips Trio To Go For Gold

Our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle managing director Paul Blake has welcomed the inclusion of three Eagles stars in England’s training squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Darius Defoe, Drew Lasker and Kai Williams have all been invited to next week’s first camp where coach Andreas Kapoulas will begin the process of selecting his Gold Cast…

Men
October 3, 2017
Blake Reignited

Newcastle Eagles could be on the cusp of the most exciting period in franchise history according to the man who celebrates 20 years with the club this season. In the summer of 1997 Paul Blake was appointed marketing manager of the Newcastle United Sporting Club – overseeing the Eagles, Newcastle Falcons and Newcastle Cobras. And…

Men
September 4, 2017
Building Up to Pre-Season

As your Esh Group Eagles Newcastle build-up to pre-season we are pleased to announce that MKM Building Supplies, one of our loyal corporate partners for a number of years, has joined the team as our pre-season games sponsor. Esh Group Eagles Newcastle Managing Director Paul Blake thanked MKM Building Supplies for their support, saying “We…

Foundation
April 25, 2017
Celebrating 21 Years of Newcastle Eagles

It was our annual foundation dinner and awards evening on Monday night, which this year celebrated the 21-year legacy at the Newcastle Eagles Basketball Club. Three hundred generous benefactors and invited guests joined us at the Newcastle Marriot Hotel Gosforth Park for a night of fun and fundraising to continue the work of our Eagles…

April 25, 2013
Blake Finds Reason to Celebrate before BBL Play-Off Final

As the British Basketball League prepares to congregate on Sunday for a the 2013 BBL Play-Off Final, BBL Chairman Paul Blake believes there is cause to celebrate even before the absorbing 2012-13 season reaches a thrilling climax. “Even before this coveted last piece of silverware has been handed out to either the Riders or the…