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Arena
July 5, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 28 – The Build and Opening of Our Eagles Community Arena

This extended penultimate episode of the “Eagles Nest-In” series looks back at one of the biggest moments in our history – the opening of our Eagles Community Arena on Friday 11 January 2019. In Episode 28 Paul and Sam Blake join Dan to relive that historic weekend and take us on a journey back in…

BBL
May 22, 2020
BBL Clubs Supporting The Community During The Pandemic

Along with our Eagles many of the member clubs of the British Basketball League (BBL) across the UK have been out supporting communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. BBL clubs have always has strong connections to their community and utilising this they have reached out to support local initiatives at this difficult time for us all….

BBL
May 6, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 14 – 2012 BBL Championship – Eagles vs Worcester Wolves (Friday 6 April 2012)

On Episode 14 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series, Dan is joined by former Eagle and current Leicester Riders player Andy Thomson to talk over what turned out to be literally a finger-tip close win of the 2012 BBL Championship in an exciting home game vs Worcester Wolves.

BBL
May 3, 2020
Eagles Nest-In: Episode 13 – 2012 BBL Trophy Finals

It’s a double-feature for Episode 13 of our “Eagles Nest-In” series (so get comfy!) as we look back at BOTH legs of the 2012 BBL Trophy Finals vs Plymouth Raiders. Dan hosts an extended chat between Dave Forrester, Joe Chapman and Fab Flournoy talking about our ‘clean-sweep’ season of 2011-12, the mid-season tournament in Holland and…

BBL
December 9, 2019
Report: Plymouth Raiders 103-110 Eagles

An incredible game of basketball down in Plymouth yesterday afternoon saw Newcastle Eagles take a tough road victory to open their BBL Championship campaign. In a proverbial game of two halves, Newcastle held off a late Raiders charge to take a deserved win. It was also Coach Ian MacLeod’s first official league game and win at…

BBL
December 8, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth Raiders

Ian MacLeod takes charge of his first Championship clash this weekend insisting there are no easy games in the BBL. But the rookie playcaller believes the lessons learned from an often bruising BBL Cup campaign will stand his transitional roster in good stead. And MacLeod is confident the Rodney Glasgow Jr saga will have a…

BBL
December 4, 2019
Gettys Getting On Court

The Newcastle Eagles may have crashed out of the BBL Cup last weekend at Worcester in their quarter final tie but there was still one big positive to take from the game as they prepare to open their BBL Championship campaign this weekend. That came in the form of the performance from their newest recruit,…

Blogs
January 19, 2019
It’s Everything A Home Court Should Be

Today’s guest writer is Simon Bird, a North-East based sports writer for the Daily Mirror, who attended our arena opening game against Plymouth Raiders last Friday night. Take your seat at the new Eagles Community Arena for the first time and you are struck by several emotions. It feel intimate, close to the action. It’s…

BBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles vs Plymouth Raiders

It is almost 20 years since Paul Blake and business partner Ken Nottage – a familiar face on the North East basketball scene – paid a nominal sum to Sir John Hall for sole ownership of the Newcastle Eagles. Two decades down the line and it feels as if that investment is finally reaping rewards….