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Paul Blake

August 28, 2018
Eagles Fly Off Today

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle are flying out on a voyage of discovery this week to fly the flag for British Basketball and The BBL with the destination Belgium to take on two top-flight sides from the lucrative Euromillions League. After two days of intensive training and practice in Belgium, The Eagles first as a full…

Women
August 17, 2018
Eagles Swoop To Save WBBL Side

The club has agreed to take the city’s WBBL franchise under its wing to secure the future of top flight women’s hoops on Tyneside. Northumbria University’s decision to focus on University Sport had left the future of the Team Northumbria National League team in doubt. But talks between the Eagles and the university concluded this…

Men
August 8, 2018
Eagles Will Fly For Pre-Season

Our Esh Group Eagles Newcastle will fly out to Europe to challenge themselves against Belgian opposition this pre-season before returning home for further tests against US and BBL squads. The new team will leave UK soil on Tuesday 28 August and return home on the Sunday of that week after two games in Belgium, provisionally scheduled…

Arena
August 4, 2018
Christmas Will Come Early

The club remain bang on course to play BBL basketball at the brand new Eagles Community Arena before Christmas. And following the release of this season’s fixtures, owner Paul Blake admitted the finishing line is in sight following a decade of meticulous planning and tough negotiations. The 2018-19 campaign will see the organisation play in…

Arena
June 10, 2018
Over £3,500 Raised By Ben Nevis Challenge

On Saturday 9th June club and foundation staff were joined by some of our sponsors on a trek to the summit of the highest mountain in the British Isles to raise much needed additional funds for our Eagles Community Arena. After an early start around 7:45am ‘Team Eagles’ took on their Ben Nevis Challenge in…

Men
May 26, 2018
Fab Plots Summer Shake-Up

Fabulous Flournoy could be forgiven for taking a break from his beloved basketball following Newcastle Eagles’ most disappointing campaign for a decade but the New Yorker is already building for the future as Simon Rushworth reports. Fabulous Flournoy skipped through the sand like a man half his age. However, the most successful coach in the history…

Men
May 2, 2018
Blake Says Let’s Go Back To The Future

Paul Blake is pressing BBL bosses to look again at the league’s lop-sided playoff structure in a bid to better reward the top four finishers. The former league chairman favours a return to the three-game series to decide the quarter-finals and semi-finals. And Blake revealed tentative talks have already taken place at the top level…

March 6, 2018
Blake Hopes For Funding Breakthrough

Newcastle Eagles chief and former BBL chairman Paul Blake has welcomed this week’s summit meeting focusing on funding basketball’s future. And one of the founders of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on basketball is optimistic that the key messages around the sport’s inclusivity, social impact and community focus are finally getting through. Minister for…

Foundation
February 5, 2018
2018 Sunderland Hoops 4 Health Finals

Sunderland primary school Hoops4Health finalists came to play prior to a Newcastle Eagles game with a guarantee that a new primary school would take the title as current holders Seaburn Dene failed to make it through. 2017 former semi finalists St. Cuthbert’s RC, Barnes Juniors and Farringdon returned with Richard Avenue being the newcomer to…