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  1. Sayers Shooting In For Second Season
  2. McVicar’s Faith In WBBL
  3. Great Scott Becomes An Eagle
  4. FREE Basketball and Multi-Sport Camps To Make This Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever
  5. Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

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WBBL
July 29, 2021
McVicar’s Faith In WBBL

Maddy McVicar is predicting another breakout year for women’s basketball across the UK after confirming her return to the Vertu Motors Arena. And the US guard hopes Newcastle Eagles WBBL will ‘get lucky’ this season on the back of a campaign beset by injuries and player exits. The all-action playmaker struck up an unstoppable backcourt…

WBBL
July 22, 2021
Lowe And Behold…Abby’s Back!

Abby Lowe is chasing more Eagles highs after committing her immediate future to Newcastle’s exciting WBBL roster. Head coach Chris Bunten has been quick to return one of the hottest properties in British basketball as he builds a team capable of finishing in the top four. And Lowe, who saw her reputation soar during a…

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…

BBL
June 27, 2021
2020-21 BBL and WBBL Player Awards

Now that we are into the summer break and before our attention turns to next season, we can now reveal the results of our supporters voted 2020-21 BBL and WBBL Player Awards. The vote would normally take place in person at the arena during the final few home games of the season and the awards…

BBL
June 16, 2021
BBL Launches Pioneering Community Wellness Hub

The British Basketball League (BBL) has become the first national professional sports organisation in the UK to launch a wellbeing hub for its community. The pioneering platform, developed for the BBL by tech company Frog Systems, uses videos of people sharing their life experiences of issues such as depression and racism to signpost organisations and…

BBL
May 30, 2021
2021-22 BBL & WBBL Season Tickets Early Bird Offer Now On

Our “Early Bird” offer for new BBL and WBBL season tickets for 2021-22 is now on! BENEFITS TO BEING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER Purchasing a season card early is the best way to show your support for the club We are expecting to be back to full capacity next season and rest assured that, if we…

WBBL
May 29, 2021
Eagles Selected For Commonwealth Games 3×3 Training Camp Squads

The newly appointed head coaches of the Team England 3×3, Stef Collins and Julius Joseph, will host their first training camp in Manchester’s National Basketball Performance Centre next week ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Two 12-player training squads have been selected, featuring a mix of experienced internationals and younger players, and includes Eagles WBBL…

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…