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The Big One

March 31, 2022
Big Effort Behind The Big One

Behind every big achievement is a big effort from everyone involved and the Eagles’ record-breaking women’s game dubbed The Big One last week is prime example of just that. A historic night with over 1,120 fans in attendance to a WBBL home game for the first time was made possible thanks in part to the…

March 27, 2022
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Manchester Met Mystics

Chloe Gaynor has conceded Newcastle cannot afford to let many more opportunities slip through their grasp with the business end of the WBBL season approaching fast. The Eagles’ centre hauled down a mammoth 15 boards against Caledonia Pride as Friday’s The Big One attracted a record-breaking crowd for women’s hoops. But Gaynor’s Herculean effort under…

March 26, 2022
Report: The Big One – Eagles WBBL 51-65 Caledonia Pride

The Big One became a tough one for Newcastle Eagles as border raiders Caledonia Pride spoiled the party on a record-breaking night for British basketball. More than 1,220 supporters packed the Vertu Motors Arena to register a new attendance high for a top-flight women’s league fixture in the UK. But 42 years after Hemel Tigers…

March 26, 2022
Eagles Smash Women’s Basketball Attendance Record

Last night at the Vertu Motors Arena a 42-year attendance record for a women’s basketball game in Britain was smashed as 1,122 got behind our Eagles WBBL team in The Big One. On International Women’s Day Eagles bosses set out to register a new attendance high for a top-flight women’s league fixture 42 years after Hemel Tigers…

March 25, 2022
Preview: The Big One – Eagles WBBL vs Caledonia Pride

Jessica Eadsforth-Yates has revealed the WBBL’s unrelenting rumour mill motivated her to make a much-needed comeback for Newcastle Eagles earlier this month. And the all-action guard has vowed to play through the pain barrier after quashing talk of a premature end to her rookie season on Tyneside. Eadsforth-Yates will start The Big One in front…

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…

March 16, 2022
Big One Is Big Opportunity

The Big One has the potential to broaden the reach of women’s basketball far beyond the North East. That’s the verdict of Newcastle head coach Noelia Cacheiro as Eagles bosses bid to break the record for a WBBL Championship game. March 25 sees the women in black host cross-border rivals Caledonia Pride at the Vertu…

March 7, 2022
The Big One For Women’s Basketball

Newcastle Eagles are urging communities across the North East to back a record-breaking bid to showcase elite women’s sport in the region. Club bosses chose International Women’s Day to reveal ambitious plans for The Big One — a top-flight women’s basketball fixture targeting a franchise-record 1,500 crowd. Newcastle hope their cross-border clash with Caledonia Pride…