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BBL
September 11, 2021
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 95-85 USA Select

Fans flooded into the Vertu Motors Arena for the first time in 18 months last night as new-look Newcastle Eagles edged a tough pre-season test. A 1,000-strong crowd — a club record for a friendly — was rewarded with a typically frenetic affair against familiar foes. And with the bulk of Ian MacLeod’s roster yet…

BBL
August 25, 2021
BBL Pre-Season On Sale Now

On Friday 10 September we will be opening the doors of the Vertu Motors Arena to spectators again for the first time since the last year as our BBL team take on USA Select in an exciting pre-season tip-off. Fans will have their first chance to see our 2021-22 BBL team in action in their 7:30pm tip-off…

BBL
October 22, 2020
Eagles vs Phoenix Cancelled

Tomorrow night’s behind-closed-doors pre-season game against Cheshire Phoenix has been cancelled. The club received confirmation that one of its BBL player has tested positive for COVID-19 and following current Basketball England guidance the player and his teammates are now in isolation. Since the return to indoor courts this summer, the club and all its players…

BBL
October 19, 2020
Eagles To Face Phoenix In Pre-Season

We are pleased to announce that this Friday night we will face Cheshire Phoenix in our second pre-season tip-off. Our Eagles are still flying high from their victory over Sheffield Sharks last month and are looking forward to more BBL opposition. EAGLES VS PHOENIX FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020 COVERAGE STARTS FROM 19:20 TIP-OFF 19:30 The…

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 18, 2020
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 96 – 85 Sheffield Sharks

Basketball. But not as we know it. The last time Newcastle Eagles stepped out on court it was against the backdrop of a thrilling BBL Trophy final in Glasgow. A raucous crowd, raw emotion and the razzamatazz of a game founded on pure entertainment combined to create a special atmosphere prior to lockdown. Fast forward…

BBL
September 18, 2020
Eagles Ready To Return To Action

Head coach Ian MacLeod is relishing tonight’s long-awaited return to action as Newcastle Eagles seek to point the way for BBL basketball across the UK. A pre-season clash against fierce rivals Sheffield Sharks was due to take place in front of 800 fans prior to fresh lockdown measures announced yesterday. But the match will now…

WBBL
September 16, 2019
WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL returned from Leicester with a win and a loss but the mood was overwhelmingly positive for playcaller Chris Bunten. Two games in two days against the homecourt Riders served up a tough pre-season test for Newcastle’s women. But the visitors headed back up the M1 in buoyant mood despite slipping to an…