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Rachael Bland

WBBL
July 17, 2022
Rachael Ready To Go Again

A revved up Rachael Bland is relishing a full season under the new regime of Newcastle Eagles playcaller Noelia Cacheiro. And one of the most familiar faces on the North East’s hoops scene insists the women’s game is on the cusp of success — on and off the court. Bland has committed to a ninth…

WBBL
March 23, 2022
Bland Back For The Big One

Rachael Bland insists The Big One is long overdue for North East hoops fans hungry to see women’s basketball reach the next level. One of the true trailblazers for women’s sport in the region is confident Friday’s WBBL clash can be the springboard for bumper crowds every week. More than 1,000 tickets have already been…

WBBL
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…

WBBL
February 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Mystics (WBBL Trophy Quarter-Final)

Newcastle have their eyes on the prize tonight as the WBBL Trophy opens up a much-needed route to redemption for the embattled Eagles. Chris Bunten’s side has lost nine of the last 10 games in all competitions and endured back-to-back defeats last weekend. But the visit of Manchester Mystics in the Trophy quarter-finals offers a…

WBBL
February 20, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Caledonia Pride

Chris Bunten concedes his embattled WBBL roster must face up to the painful reality that a campaign full of promise has failed to materialise. The Newcastle Eagles playcaller accepts his pre-season dreams have been dashed and admits that — results-wise — his wafter thin roster has hit rock bottom. But Bunten is refusing to throw…

WBBL
November 28, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

Co-captain Rachael Bland is relishing another Sunday WBBL Cup shoot-out as Newcastle Eagles take on Leicester Riders in a must-win tie. The final round of North Group fixtures pits leaders Leicester against a talented Newcastle team at the Eagles Community Arena. And Bland is predicting a typically fast-paced affair as two of the WBBL’s fiercest…

BBL
November 11, 2020
Eagles Land In New Season’s First All-Star Five

Five Eagles players across the BBL and WBBL have landed places in the first All-Star Fives and benches of the 2020-21 season following the action in our opening tip-offs. In the BBL, Cortez Edwards and Rahmon Fletcher received nods from the league for stand-out showings in London and Leicester. Edwards turned in a typically all-action performance…

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…

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