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WBBL Play-Offs

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…

Women
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…

Women
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.

Men
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…

Women
April 30, 2021
Preview: Eagles WBBL vs Leicester Riders (Play-Offs Quarter-Final)

Ali Gorrell has promised Newcastle Eagles will bring the chaos to May Madness in a bid to cause one of the competition’s biggest upsets. Seventh-placed Newcastle host second-placed Leicester Riders on Saturday as the WBBL playoff quarter-finals take centre stage at the Vertu Motors Arena. And Gorrell is planning an uncomfortable evening for the star-studded…

Men
April 27, 2021
The BBL and WBBL May Madness Players Playlist

Ahead of the 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs, the 16 teams who have qualified for May Madness including both our Eagles squads, have shared their locker room hype songs with the league’s to build The Players’ Playlist, which is now available to hear on Spotify. Expect to hear these tracks in the background on Sky…

Men
April 26, 2021
Eagles May Madness Play-Offs Quarter-Finals Tip-Offs

The dates for our May Madness 2021 BBL and WBBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals have been set. Our women will start their play for the silverware on the tournament’s opening day this Saturday, while the men get into the post-season action next week. Finishing in fourth our BBL team now know they will face fifth-place Sheffield Sharks…

Arena
April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….