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WBBL
July 11, 2022
2022-23 Season WBBL Fixtures Announced

The countdown to another exhilarating season of the Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) can begin as the fixtures for the new campaign have now been announced. 2022-23 season action will begin on Saturday 24 September with our Eagles on the road over the border to Caledonia. Format changes across the WBBL Trophy, Cup and Play-Offs…

WBBL
December 16, 2021
WBBL Road Trip To Queens Postponed

Our WBBL team’s road trip to play the Gloucester City Queens this Sunday has been postponed under the league’s Secure Play protocols. This was set to be the first encounter between the Queens and our Eagles and the rearranged date will be confirmed as soon as possible.

WBBL
October 31, 2021
Report: Durham Palatinates 61-77 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten hailed a ‘good job well done’ as Newcastle snapped a four-game losing streak to win the second of this season’s North East derbies in style. Despite a strong start and a late rally, Durham Palatinates had no answer to a dynamic display from the energetic Eagles. And Bunten believes a vital victory can…

WBBL
October 17, 2021
Report: Sevenoaks Suns 73-42 Eagles WBBL

Chris Bunten has called for collective commitment and greater consistency as Newcastle’s winless start to the league season stretched to a third game. Champions Sevenoaks were back to their ruthless best just five months after the Eagles eclipsed the Suns in a dramatic playoff semi-final. And while Bunten praised a breakout performance from close-season signing…

WBBL
October 3, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 64-77 Oaklands Wolves

Previously winless Oaklands Wolves shocked pre-game favourites Newcastle Eagles as a record crowd for a WBBL fixture on Tyneside was left with little to cheer. It was a sobering case of after the Lord Mayor’s show for Chris Bunten’s misfiring Eagles as the hosts failed to capitalise on last weekend’s eye-catching win double. And it’s…

WBBL
October 2, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Oaklands Wolves

Hotshot Ebony Horton has called on more WBBL coaches to place their trust in homegrown talent after a stellar start to the season for Britain’s leading female ballers. Newcastle Eagles’ close-season capture led the way for her new club with a combined 44 points and 10 rebounds in last weekend’s season opening double header in…

WBBL
April 26, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 60-86 Manchester Mystics

No momentum but no panic as Newcastle Eagles WBBL head into a winner-takes-all playoff quarter-final clash at the Vertu Motors Arena next weekend in determined mood. Chris Bunten’s side might have wrapped up a difficult regular season with double defeat against two talented top six teams. But a roster that triumphed in the face of…

WBBL
April 25, 2021
Report: Nottingham Wildcats 85-74 Eagles WBBL

Frustrated Chris Bunten is calling for greater consistency and fewer lapses in concentration as Newcastle Eagles WBBL prepare for next weekend’s tilt at playoff glory. The women in black host Manchester Mystics this afternoon in a winnable final fixture of the regular season. And Bunten must hope that the momentum gained from a much-improved second…

WBBL
April 24, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL at Nottingham Wildcats

Captain marvel Ali Gorrell insists a challenging campaign with Newcastle Eagles has been one of the most fulfilling seasons of her career. And that’s not because the league MVP contender has been smashing records right, left and centre. Gorrell has been racking up the big numbers throughout April to underline her status as one of…