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WBBL
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…

WBBL
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…

WBBL
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…

WBBL
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….

WBBL
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…

WBBL
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…

WBBL
May 1, 2021
Report: Leicester Riders 73-79 Eagles WBBL (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

So this is May Madness. Newcastle Eagles captain Ali Gorrell had promised to bring the chaos to the WBBL’s newly branded playoffs. And as late gatecrashers to the post-season party, Gorrell and co. proved that the impossible is possible. Never before has a number seven seed sunk a number two side in the WBBL playoffs. But step…

WBBL
May 1, 2021
Photos: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Our Newcastle Eagles WBBL team are through to the May Madness Play-Offs Semi-Finals after a history making win over the Leicester Riders. Check out the story of the game in this selection of photos from the game at our Vertu Motors Arena.   Read the full report and see highlights on the game page.

BBL
April 30, 2021
How To Watch May Madness

All the May Madness games will be free to watch on Sky Sports and the BBL Player. On Saturday and Sunday in the WBBL and Monday in the BBL, the Play-Offs Quarter Finals games will be shown on the Sky Sports website and apps for fans in the UK as well as on the BBL Player…

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