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Player Signing

November 2, 2021
Brandon Is The Peel Deal

Newcastle Eagles have moved swiftly to bolster the club’s BBL ranks after snapping up former London Lions favourite Brandon Peel. And head coach Ian MacLeod looks set to hand the experienced forward an Eagles debut against Surrey Scorchers this Friday as Newcastle look to bounce back from an uncharacteristic early-season slump. Peel averaged 12 points…

September 17, 2021
Bland’s Basketball Love Affair

Rachael Bland has revealed her passion for growing North East basketball is stronger than ever after recommitting to Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The popular Wearsider was spotted courtside with head coach Chris Bunten as Newcastle’s men took on USA Select in last Friday’s Vertu Motors Arena clash. And Bland played a full part in Saturday’s behind-closed-doors…

September 12, 2021
Dora The Explorer

Dora Cipcic can’t wait to discover what British basketball is all about after a tip-off from a friend led to the latest destination in her basketball journey. The jet-setting Croat has already fallen in love with her new home city after joining Chris Bunten’s Newcastle Eagles revolution. And Cipcic is ready to soak up more…

September 9, 2021
New Eagle Is A Clasen Act

Courtney Clasen is champing at the bit to get her basketball career back on track after a frustrating year on the sidelines. And Newcastle Eagles WBBL’s latest signing is determined to make up for lost time after the global pandemic put her plans to turn professional on hold. Clasen graduated from Merrimack College last summer…

September 8, 2021
Wesley Is Person Of Interest

Newcastle Eagles have moved quickly to replace summer signing Matt Scott after the US star suffered a potentially season-ending injury. Scott was due to link up with his new team-mates on Tyneside this month after head coach Ian MacLeod successfully landed one of his top targets. But former Plymouth and London City Royals guard Scott…

September 7, 2021
Ori Bids To Build On Breakout Season

Defensive enforcer Orieoma Chukwu-Etu will double down on her dual career dream after inking a new deal with Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The former Sacred Heart pupil shot to prominence last season after forcing her way into Chris Bunten’s starting five. And as Chukwu-Etu approaches the final year of her pharmacology degree at Newcastle University, the…

September 6, 2021
Bright Young Eagles Stars Are Back

Newcastle Eagles have returned two of their brightest home-grown stars to their BBL roster for the 2021-22 season. Sauveur Kande and Themba Yabantu are back, looking to improve on their game time and add depth to the equation. Both young players are considered valued members of the squad to bring a youthful, energetic and committed attitude…

September 4, 2021
Kelshaw Courts WBBL Success

Newcastle Eagles WBBL’s latest signing is bracing herself for a double dose of court drama after joining Chris Bunten’s ambitious Brit pack. Niamh Kelshaw is combining a Criminology and Sociology degree at Northumbria University with a return to UK basketball’s top flight. And the talented guard insists Newcastle’s ambitious young roster will take no prisoners…

September 3, 2021
Mr. 27 Back For Number 28 And Beyond

Newcastle Eagles are delighted to confirm the return to the ranks of “Mr. 27”, Darius Defoe. The most decorated and successful player in the history of the BBL is back for an incredible 18th consecutive season with the club. “Basketball is all I know. The love I get from the fans keeps me motivated and…