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Eagles Head Coach Marc Steutel is priming the GB team for the future.
Men
June 5, 2023
Steutel Is New National Team Boss

Newcastle playcaller Marc Steutel insists his appointment as Great Britain’s permanent head coach aligns perfectly with a burning ambition to build on the Eagles’ proud legacy. The highly-rated playcaller came through a rigorous interview process before national team bosses rubber-stamped his role over the weekend. And Steutel — who led GB to landmark wins against…

Men
April 5, 2023
Mockford Calls Time On GB Career

Ben Mockford insists he has no regrets after revealing the time is right to step down from senior international basketball. The Newcastle Eagles guard has been one of the first names on Marc Steutel’s Great Britain team sheet in recent years. And the duo reprised that successful working relationship at club level last summer when…

Arena
February 23, 2022
Steutel Turns To Plan B-elarus

Great Britain are braced for a battle of nerves ahead of Monday’s World Cup Qualifier against with Belarus. Acting head coach Marc Steutel insists the national team has never been better prepared for a pivotal qualifying window. And Steutel is confident GB can claim a hat-trick of Vertu Motors Arena wins when the Belarussians visit…

Men
November 16, 2020
Rex Called Up For GB

The 24-man squad for Great Britain’s FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Qualifiers against France and Montenegro this month has been named and includes one of our Eagles. GB go into the games in top form having won eight of their last ten games including a convincing 81-73 victory over Germany last time out at the Eagles Community…

Arena
January 15, 2020
GB vs Germany EuroBasket Qualifier Coming To The ECA

Great Britain’s men will take on Germany at our Eagles Community Arena next month. Coach Nate Reinking’s team will host their opponents in a EuroBasket 2021 qualifier on Monday 24 February. The game comes three days after GB’s trip to Podgorica to face Montenegro in the opening game of their Group G campaign. It will…

Foundation
July 29, 2019
Eagles Taking GB to Glory

Two Eagles have flown to to the FIBA Under-18 Men’s European Championships with our national team this summer and produced a stunning 87-85 overtime win against over reigning champions Serbia yesterday. Our Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan (pictured wearing jersey number 11) finished as the second-top-scorer of the clash, in part from his lay-up with…

Foundation
July 8, 2019
The North East’s Contribution to GB Basketball’s Biggest Success

Former Team Northumbria coach Deirdre Tozer-Hayes has paid tribute to North East basketball’s most successful export after hailing Chantelle Handy’s immense contribution to Great Britain’s biggest success. The national team were beaten by Serbia in Sunday’s bronze medal play-off match. But Handy, from Consett, County Durham won her 127th GB cap as part of the…

Foundation
June 13, 2019
Tosan Takes On Europe

One of North East basketball’s hottest prospects will take on Europe’s biggest names after sealing his place in the national team for a second successive summer. Newcastle Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan broke into the Great Britain Under 18 squad last season as a raw rookie with bags of potential. And 12 months on the…

Foundation
June 10, 2019
An Eagle On The Court and One On The Bench For GB Under-18 Men

Selection has taken place for the initial Great Britain Under-18 Men squad with an Eagle on the court and one on the bench. It’s a familiar return to international duty for our Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan and Eagles coach Ian Macleod as they get set to join preparations for the Division A FIBA European Championship with a brief…

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