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Pilot Game

BBL
October 14, 2020
Focus For Mac’s Men

Last week the British Basketball League (BBL) confirmed they are able to get their 2020-21 season underway following assurances from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) that appropriate support will be made available. Full details of the support expected from the Government is still to be confirmed but the assurance has meant…

BBL
October 9, 2020
2020-21 BBL Season Will Commence On 30 October

The British Basketball League (BBL) has confirmed the 2020-21 season will now commence on 30 October 2020 with the detailed fixture list being announced as soon as possible. Following the Government’s announcement on 22 September that fans would not be allowed back into sports venues from 1 October, the BBL has been in urgent dialogue…

BBL
October 1, 2020
Relive The First Basketball Game Since Lockdown

Last month top-flight British basketball teams returned to the court in a competitive tip-off for the first time since the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown paused play back in March. Newcastle Eagles hosted Sheffield Sharks at the Eagles Community Arena in a behind closed doors friendly that was meant to be the pilot for a return of spectators…

BBL
September 20, 2020
Eagles Land First Win As Basketball Bounces Back

“Cautious optimism.” That was the phrase Newcastle Eagles head coach Ian MacLeod used to sum up his new side’s fine pre-season 96-85 win at the Eagles Community Arena on Friday night against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks. “Cohesion,” was the other oft dropped word as he summed up the performance the morning after. With the COVID…

BBL
September 17, 2020
Pilot Game Goes Behind Closed Doors

Newcastle Eagles have been forced to admit defeat in the battle to play basketball in front of fans this weekend. Tomorrow’s scheduled ‘indoor sport pilot’ against Sheffield Sharks will now take place behind closed doors. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport have now instructed the club that the planned test event cannot go ahead…

BBL
September 15, 2020
Time Out Called On Test Event Tickets

Newcastle Eagles have paused the purchasing of tickets for this Friday’s basketball pilot game following a rise in coronavirus cases across the North East. In a statement to Cabinet yesterday the Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes said: “The city’s alert level has been raised to amber and we are considering the need to raise it higher…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Pilot Game Priority Access Now Open

Newcastle Eagles season ticket holders can now secure their seats in a new socially distanced seat map for Friday’s planned Pre-Season BBL Pilot Game. Season ticket holders have exclusive priority access to book seats free of charge for a 24-hour window, prior to tickets going on general sale from Monday night at 7:30pm, subject to…

BBL
August 28, 2020
Season Ticket Renewal Deadline Set

Now the 2020-21 fixtures schedule start date has been set by the British Basketball League (BBL) we have updated the deadline for season ticket renewals. Any season ticket holders that have not yet taken advantage of our discounted renewal prices have until Friday 4 September to secure a seat in the Eagles Community Arena (ECA)…

Arena
August 26, 2020
Eagles To Host Pilot Game

Newcastle Eagles can confirm that the Eagles Community Arena is set to host a pilot basketball game in a return to live sport with social distancing on Friday 18 September 2020. Following much work behind the scenes over recent weeks, the Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced the test event this afternoon. The game will…