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BBL
May 16, 2022
Sky Sports Coverage Continues Into 2022-23 Season

Sky Sports will continue to be the home of top-flight British Basketball action for another year in a deal officially announced today. Working together with Buzz 16, production partner of the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), this coverage extension ensure elite competition will be broadcast on Sky for a third successive season. As…

BBL
April 24, 2022
Preview: Eagles at Plymouth City Patriots

Focused defence, maximum effort and the man for the big occasion can propel Newcastle Eagles into the BBL playoffs at Plymouth City Patriots this afternoon. That’s the verdict of Sky Sports pundit Drew Lasker as two of the biggest names in British basketball fight it out for the final invite to the post-season party. The…

BBL
April 23, 2022
Report: Eagles 93-80 Glasgow Rocks

Newcastle Eagles and Plymouth City Patriots will battle it out for the BBL’s final playoff berth tomorrow as a frustrating regular season heads for a thrilling finish in the south west. With the two sides locked together on 22 points — and with the league series tied at 1-1 — both teams can still secure a…

BBL
February 18, 2022
Preview: Eagles vs Glasgow Rocks – Sold-Out

Is momentum the key? That will be the question on most people’s lips as for the second time in five days old rivals Newcastle Eagles and Glasgow Rocks face off in the BBL Championship at the Vertu Motors Arena. Last Sunday on the road in Glasgow, the Eagles made it a double-winning weekend with a…

BBL
December 17, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Although it’s still relatively early days in the race for the BBL Championship the Newcastle Eagles really need a win tonight down at Leicester to keep in touch with the top of the table. Newcastle thought they had turned a corner in their season after winning tough games against London Lions and Cheshire Phoenix but…

Arena
November 25, 2021
Watch The Sold-Out GB vs Greece Game on BBC Sport

Tickets are completely sold out for the GB vs Greece FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier at the Vertu Motors Arena, but fans can still see all the action live and for free on BBC Sport. The build-up coverage starts on from 6:20pm with tip-off at 6:30pm on the BBC Sport website and iPlayer. Acting head…

BBL
October 29, 2021
Preview: Eagles at Leicester Riders

“We have to put the Cup results behind us and move on.” The message from veteran forward Darius Defoe as Newcastle Eagles prepare to begin their BBL Championship campaign at Leicester Riders tonight in front of the Sky Sports cameras. It was a disastrous defence of the BBL Cup for Newcastle who only one out…

BBL
October 13, 2021
Remotes at the Ready for British Basketball’s Second Season on Sky Sports

Sky Sports have announced that British Basketball is returning for a second season and it all tips-off with our BBL Championship clash against Leicester Riders. This first live game sees the 2020-21 BBL Championship winners face our Play-Off title holding Eagles on Friday 29 October. Our Eagles’ league game against Sheffield Sharks at the Vertu Motors…

Arena
May 25, 2021
SOLD OUT: Matchroom Boxing This June With Up To 1,000 Spectators

We are excited to announce that we will be the venue for a world title final eliminator for Newcastle’s very own Lewis Ritson against Jeremias Ponce on Saturday 12 June 2021. Up to 1,000 spectators will be allowed to attend within the current step of Government’s COVID-19 restrictions relaxation roadmap and further details on the…