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September 28, 2018
Gandy Wings In To Newcastle

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have bagged one of the biggest names in British basketball after adding veteran international Steph Gandy to their ranks. The 36-year-old enjoyed two stellar spells with Sheffield Hatters and moves to the North East following seven straight seasons with the South Yorkshire club. But Eagles playcaller Chris Bunten has offered Gandy a…

September 27, 2018
Time To Fly For WBBL Eagles

Risen from the ashes and reborn as Newcastle Eagles WBBL, the North East’s leading women’s basketball team is back from the brink of extinction and bidding for glory. Simon Rushworth reports. Elite women’s basketball has been synonymous with the North East’s sporting scene for decades, with scores of world class players from both sides of…

September 27, 2018
Eagles Have Georgia On Their Mind

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have gone Down Under to get back on top after recruiting Australian forward Georgia Ohrdorf. And the 23-year-old can’t wait to test her top flight credentials in Sunday’s mouthwatering season-opener at cross-border rivals Caledonia Pride. “It’s always exciting to play for a new team and discover how we can grow together as…

September 25, 2018
Price Is Right For Eagles WBBL Team

One of Great Britain’s brightest junior stars has signed for Newcastle Eagles WBBL with the new season less than a week away. Under 18 international Maya Price looks set to make her debut for Chris Bunten’s side at Caledonia Pride on Sunday. And the talented teenager can’t wait to make the step up to top…

September 20, 2018
Sister Act Set For Toon

Newcastle Eagles WBBL fans can expect relative success in the club’s first top flight season – after sharp shooting siblings Adoniah and Keziah Lewis committed to Chris Bunten’s rapidly expanding roster. The New Zealand-born dual nationals have not played for the same club side since they were teenagers back home on the North Island. But…

September 12, 2018
Bunten To Lead WBBL Eagles

Chris Bunten has set his sights on bagging more silverware after the highly rated playcaller was confirmed as the new head coach of Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The man who led Team Northumbria to playoff final glory in 2016 was widely tipped to remain on Tyneside. And Bunten will lead Newcastle into action against Leicester Riders…

September 7, 2018
Eagles Land Bland

Newcastle Eagles WBBL have gone back to the future after netting one of North East basketball’s most familiar faces. Returning favourite Rachael Bland is ready to kickstart her hoops career after a year away from competitive action. And the former joint-captain of Team Northumbria can’t wait to see what Newcastle’s rapidly expanding roster can bring…

September 6, 2018
Axentieva Answers The Eagles’ Call

It’s Sofia so good for Newcastle Eagles WBBL after the club added one of Bulgaria’s hottest prospects to an ever-expanding roster. Kalina Axentieva joins new skipper Giulia Simioni and centre Kara Bonenberger as the third former Team Northumbria star to ink a new deal on Tyneside. And Esh Group Eagles Newcastle owner Paul Blake is…

September 5, 2018
Bonenberger Back In Black

Kara Bonenberger is determined to put last season’s injury nightmare behind her as the experienced centre prepares to represent Newcastle Eagles WBBL for the first time. The 25-year-old spent two years with Team Northumbria following a high profile move from Newcastle University. But Bonenberger has been unable to realise her full potential at Sport Central…