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  4. Bunten Always Had Jorjah On His Mind
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Player Signing

WBBL
October 21, 2020
Bunten Always Had Jorjah On His Mind

Chris Bunten has added a surprise name to his Newcastle Eagles roster after landing Jorjah Smith just two-and-a-half weeks before this season’s big WBBL tip-off. On the day that the new fixture list was finally revealed, nobody expected another new face to jet into Tyneside. But it seems Bunten has been working on a deal…

WBBL
October 15, 2020
Former Black Bear Adds Bite To Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles have slotted the final piece into this season’s WBBL jigsaw by adding Maddy McVicar to a roster rich in talent. And now it’s down to playcaller Chris Bunten to solve the puzzle every head coach dreams of as he faces the toughest of selection headaches. On paper there has never been a more…

WBBL
October 13, 2020
Spanish Eyes Are Smiling On Stacked Eagles

Chris Bunten is confident Barcelona’s Marina Fernandez can become a breakout star in the WBBL after sealing a deal for the classy six-footer. The North Dakota State University graduate has made an instant impression on her Newcastle Eagles team-mates since jetting into Tyneside. And Bunten’s biggest problem will be slotting Fernandez into a side already…

BBL
October 8, 2020
MacLeod’s Bench Mark

Mark Elderkin is a man on a mission as he seeks to make an instant impact with Newcastle Eagles and build on the proud legacy of his famous father. One of Ian MacLeod’s less talked about close-season signings could well be one of the most significant following the departure of long-serving assistant coach Dave Forrester….

WBBL
October 2, 2020
Ali Back For Unfinished Business

Proven match-winner Ali Gorrell jets into Newcastle tomorrow on a mission to make up for lost time. One of the WBBL’s top performers left Team Northumbria in 2018 following two stellar seasons on Tyneside. And Gorrell’s return to the North East as a Newcastle Eagle represents a massive coup for head coach Chris Bunten. “Never…

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
September 25, 2020
Two For Two As Rookies Return

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have swooped to retain two of British basketball’s most exciting young talents. Millie Oates and Mollie Arnold both enjoyed court time off the bench in a black and white vest last season in their rookie campaign for the Eagles. And head coach Chris Bunten will expect big things from both players just…

WBBL
September 22, 2020
Bunten’s Best of British

Chris Bunten has reinforced his commitment to emerging British talent after snapping up two of the country’s top young prospects. Abby Lowe and Molly Taylor have signed for Newcastle Eagles WBBL after successful stints at college in the US. And Bunten – who has previously worked with both players at GB Under 20 level –…

BBL
September 13, 2020
Eagles Land Maxwell At Centre

Newcastle Eagles have landed the centre they were chasing to complete their 2020-21 roster. Evan Maxwell is the man and at 6’10” he certainly fits the bill, adding to an exciting Eagles line-up for the forthcoming season. This will be Evan’s second professional season after he played for Nova Ves in Slovakia’s top division last…