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Women
September 25, 2021
Report: Caledonia Pride 50 – 84 Eagles WBBL (Cup Group Stage)

A potentially serious injury to US rookie Courtney Clasen took the shine off a spectacular victory for Newcastle Eagles as the club’s WBBL Cup campaign got off to a flier. The explosive guard tripped in the paint in the dying seconds of the third period as Newcastle closed in on a one-sided win against Caledonia…

Women
September 25, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL Cup Opening Weekend

EAGLES WBBL VS CALEDONIA PRIDE EAGLES WBBL VS DURHAM PALATINATES One of British basketball’s brightest prospects has promised to keep on learning after teaching Newcastle’s WBBL rivals a lesson last season. Abby Lowe was the breakout star of a topsy turvy Eagles campaign as Chris Bunten’s side shrugged off a slow start to reach the…

Women
September 23, 2021
Bunten Readies Roster For Back-To-Back Beginning

Chris Bunten has challenged new-look Newcastle to play the role of arch disruptors ahead of this weekend’s winnable WBBL Cup double header. The experienced playcaller has tipped his remodelled Eagles to ruffle some feathers following last season’s fairytale run to the playoff final. And a bullish Bunten isn’t bothered about winning any popularity contest with…

Women
September 20, 2021
How To Watch The WBBL Cup Opening Weekend

The 2021-22 WBBL season tips-off with the group stage of the Cup and our Eagles’ will face their nearest neighbours, Caledonia Pride and Durham Palatinates, in two games over this coming weekend at Durham University’s Sports and Wellbeing Park. Unfortunately, due to the venue’s COVID-secure restrictions at this time, these games will now be played behind-closed-doors….

Men
August 12, 2021
Updated: 2021 WBBL Opening Weekend Cup Group Stage Tip-Offs

The tip-offs have been confirmed for our 2021-22 WBBL season’s opening weekend Cup group stage which will see our Eagles join the Palatinates and Pride over three days hosted at Durham University’s Sports and Wellbeing Park. The hosts open on Friday night against Caledonia followed by back-to-back tip-offs for our Eagles. Unfortunately, due to the…

Women
July 13, 2021
2021-22 WBBL Fixtures and Format Confirmed

The Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) has today confirmed the fixtures for its eighth season and the fourth for our Newcastle Eagles franchise. On the back of their spectacular history-making 2021 Play-Offs Final finish, our Eagles head into the forthcoming season flying-high and with fans eager to return to the Vertu Motors Arena for the team’s new…

Women
November 30, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 71-96 Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

Battling Newcastle Eagles WBBL bowed out of this season’s WBBL Cup but basketball was the winner on Tyneside as an absorbing clash provided a thrilling advert for the women’s game. Newcastle’s 96-71 defeat to Leicester didn’t tell the true story as a late burst from the Riders put the gloss on a deceiving scoreline. And…

Women
November 28, 2020
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (WBBL Cup)

Co-captain Rachael Bland is relishing another Sunday WBBL Cup shoot-out as Newcastle Eagles take on Leicester Riders in a must-win tie. The final round of North Group fixtures pits leaders Leicester against a talented Newcastle team at the Eagles Community Arena. And Bland is predicting a typically fast-paced affair as two of the WBBL’s fiercest…

Women
November 23, 2020
Report: Eagles WBBL 78-68 Manchester Mystics

On February 16 a Giulia Simioni three-pointer set the seal on a comfortable win for Newcastle Eagles WBBL against London Lions in a one-sided championship clash. Who knew it would be another nine months until elite women’s basketball would return to Tyneside? During that time the very future of Newcastle’s WBBL team was in doubt…