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WBBL
March 8, 2020
Report: Sheffield Hatters 87-65 Eagles WBBL

Newcastle Eagles suffered a serious setback in their bid to bag a top two spot after slipping to only a third WBBL defeat in 14 matches. A feisty finish at fierce rivals Sheffield Hatters saw three Newcastle stars foul out in the fourth quarter. And the Eagles move to an 11-3 record with eight games…

WBBL
March 7, 2020
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Hatters

Chris Bunten insists Georgia Ohrdorf has the ‘heart of a lion’ after revealing the battling Aussie is prepared to fight through the pain barrier in a bid to boost Newcastle Eagles’ playoff hopes. The WBBL’s second best rebounder missed last weekend’s narrow win at Essex Rebels after picking up an ankle injury. But Ohrdorf, who…

WBBL
November 24, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL 82-75 Sheffield Hatters

A nerveless second half display from Newcastle Eagles WBBL laid the foundation for an eye-catching 82-75 win against Sheffield Hatters. And a second victory in two days against a top four rival set the seal on a perfect weekend for Chris Bunten’s fast-improving roster. An inspired Mante Kverderaviciute fell just three assists short of what…

WBBL
November 22, 2019
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Mystics and vs Hatters

Newcastle Eagles can bring the X Factor to the WBBL this season thanks to one of the strongest starting fives in the country. That’s the bullish verdict of head coach Chris Bunten ahead of this weekend’s double header test against two of the league’s title contenders. Manchester Mystics and Sheffield Hatters both bagged top four…

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Report: Eagles WBBL at Sheffield Hatters

Newcastle Eagles WBBL surrendered their unbeaten start to 2019 as an experienced Sheffield Hatters put a century of points past Chris Bunten’s side. Taking the win in the Steel City was always going to be a tough ask in the absence of key trio Rachael Bland, Adoniah Lewis and Gerda Morkunaite. And the hosts won…

WBBL
January 12, 2019
Preview: Eagles at Sheffield Hatters

Confident Kalina Axentieva insists Newcastle Eagles WBBL can upset the form book and bag a third successive win in Sheffield this afternoon. The ‘Axe’ has been cutting down opposition defences all season and averages an impressive 14 points per game. And the red hot Bulgarian will start against the homecourt Hatters determined to avenge Sheffield’s…

WBBL
October 6, 2018
Report: Eagles WBBL vs Sheffield Hatters

A bruising battle between two of the WBBL’s northern heavyweights became a stifling war of attrition as Sheffield Hatters squeaked a 78-73 win against Newcastle Eagles. Great Britain international Steph Gandy led the hosts with 21 points while Kara Bonenberger bagged a colossal double double of 18 points and 16 rebounds. But it was Ali…

WBBL
October 6, 2018
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sheffield Hatters

Steph Gandy considered calling time on her stellar career this summer – before Newcastle Eagles stepped in to reignite the Great Britain forward’s passion for top flight hoops. In the WBBL’s game of the weekend, the 36-year-old faces former club Sheffield Hatters after seven seasons with the Steel City side. And Gandy admitted her move…