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WBBL Play-Offs

Women
May 2, 2023
Report: London Lions WBBL 86-37 Eagles

Newcastle’s mission impossible proved predictably unmanageable as the most talented women’s team in WBBL history put the hapless Eagles to the sword. London Lions were merciless in their dismantling of Noelia Cacheiro’s ragged roster on a bad day at the office for the vanquished visitors. But playoff quarter-final defeat to the wealthiest club in the…

Women
May 1, 2023
Preview: WBBL Play-Offs Quarter Final

It’s destination Crystal Palace for Head Coach Noelia Cacheiro and her Newcastle Eagles WBBL team in today’s play-off quarter-final. The Eagles making the post season series last weekend on the last day of the regular season. Their reward is a one-off game against the all-conquering London Lions side that many feel are the best side to…

Men
April 21, 2023
Our Eagles Play-In For Play-Offs

As the final weekend of regular season looms large, both our Eagles teams are in the running for 2023 Play-Offs qualification. The top eight teams in both league’s will their journey to the coveted finals at The O2 in London on Sunday 14 May. However, it’s not just a matter of our BBL and WBBL…

Women
July 16, 2021
Bunten Channels Underdog Spirit

Chris Bunten is confident a potent mix of underdog spirit and greater strength in depth can propel Newcastle Eagles WBBL into top four contention next season. The experienced playcaller managed to fashion a playoff final team against all the odds at the conclusion of a colourful 2020/21 campaign. But a typically forthright Bunten admits mistakes…

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
May 17, 2021
Report: Eagles WBBL 71-93 London Lions (May Madness Play-Offs Final)

Beaten but unbowed Chris Bunten has promised Newcastle Eagles WBBL will look back on their battling post-season with pride in the days to come. But the dejected playcaller lamented the below-par defensive display that brought sport’s latest Cinderella story to a sad end in Leicester. And Bunten insisted his come-from-behind specialists could have launched one…

Women
May 16, 2021
May Madness WBBL Play-Offs Final Preview

Newcastle Eagles will ride the emotional high of this month’s magical May Madness and look to wrap up a sensational Cinderella story with a smile on their faces. That’s the promise from captain Ali Gorrell as the women in black look to make it a hat-trick of huge WBBL upsets in this afternoon’s Play-Offs final….

Women
May 8, 2021
Report: Eagles Make The WBBL Play-Offs Final

Ali Gorrell wrote the latest chapter in Newcastle’s fairytale finish to the WBBL campaign with the titanic triple double that fired the Eagles into the 2021 playoff final. The league MVP contender added 10 assists and 11 rebounds to her game high 22 points as league champions Sevenoaks Suns were shown the door at this…

Women
May 7, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Sevenoaks Suns (Play-Offs Semi-Final)

Abby Lowe insists Newcastle Eagles have reignited her passion for basketball just two years after quitting the sport she loves. The in-form guard takes on Sevenoaks Suns in tonight’s WBBL playoff semi-final following a statement game against Leicester Riders last weekend. But Lowe revealed she was done with basketball following a bittersweet experience at college…