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Rachael Bland

WBBL
September 4, 2020
Bland Back For WBBL Push

One of the best kept secrets in British basketball is finally out after crowd favourite Rachael Bland revealed she will return to Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The versatile guard was spotted sporting the club’s new away vest at last month’s partnership launch with grassroots sport service GiveToLocal. And Bland has now committed her future to Chris…

BBL
August 11, 2020
Eagles and GiveToLocal Join Forces

Britain’s most successful BBL franchise has partnered with innovative sport service GiveToLocal in a move set to benefit basketball across the board. Newcastle Eagles has announced grassroots sport organisation GiveToLocal is the club’s new main sponsor. And a wide-ranging partnership will see GiveToLocal actively support basketball in the North East at every level – from…

WBBL
July 10, 2020
Talking WBBL and How Your Support Will Help

In a very special lockdown interview Dan is talking women’s basketball with three of our Eagles WBBL players and hearing how your support can grow the sport… Thanks to everyone who has supported us so far we are closing in on our £10,000 target! Can you get us to our goal?

WBBL
August 29, 2019
The Rach Is On

Rachael Bland is back in black and white after the popular Wearsider confirmed her future lies with Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The experienced guard – who claimed a Championship winner’s medal under head coach Chris Bunten in 2016 – returned to full-time hoops last summer. And Bland’s energy and game management made the versatile ball handler…

WBBL
February 16, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Caledonia Pride (WBBL Trophy)

Rachael Bland has revealed confidence is coursing through the Newcastle Eagles camp after the club finally snapped its four-game losing streak. Chris Bunten’s side returns to action at the Eagles Community Arena tomorrow buoyed by a brilliant overtime win against derby rivals Durham. And Bland insisted the hosts should be too good for cross-border rivals…

WBBL
December 1, 2018
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Sevenoaks Suns

Newcastle Eagles’ Rachael Bland has labelled former team-mate Ta’Yani Clarke the ultimate professional ahead of tonight’s WBBL clash at reigning champions Sevenoaks Suns. But there will be no room for platitudes come tip-off as the visitors begin a punishing run of six games in 16 days. And Bland has warned of Clarke’s all-round threat should…

WBBL
October 12, 2018
Facing Former Teammates Is Anything But Bland

Rachael Bland is relishing the chance to go head to head with friend and one-time team-mate Diana Voynova when Newcastle Eagles WBBL hit the cup trail later this month. But the experienced guard insisted Chris Bunten’s side need to do a better job shutting down the BA London Lions forward than they managed against another…

WBBL
September 7, 2018
Eagles Land Bland

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have gone back to the future after netting one of North East basketball’s most familiar faces. Returning favourite Rachael Bland is ready to kickstart her hoops career after a year away from competitive action. And the former joint-captain of Team Northumbria can’t wait to see what Newcastle’s rapidly expanding roster can bring…

July 23, 2013
GB Player Dominique Allen At Newcastle Eagles Camp

Hot off playing at the 2013 Women’s European Championships Dominique Allen has returned to Northumbria University to coach at the Newcastle Eagles Summer Basketball Camp. Allen is joined by former Team Northumbria teammates Rachael Bland and Ruth Davison as all three are coaching on the week long camp. Dominique played for Team Northumbria Women National…