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WBBL
September 4, 2018
Simioni First WBBL Skipper

Giulia Simioni has been confirmed as the first captain of Newcastle Eagles WBBL as Tyneside’s top-flight women’s basketball team ushers in an exciting new era. The Swiss international will wear the skipper’s armband following a superb season for former club Team Northumbria last term. And Simioni is convinced that the Newcastle Eagles name can only…

WBBL
August 17, 2018
Eagles Swoop To Save WBBL Side

The club has agreed to take the city’s WBBL franchise under its wing to secure the future of top flight women’s hoops on Tyneside. Northumbria University’s decision to focus on University Sport had left the future of the Team Northumbria National League team in doubt. But talks between the Eagles and the university concluded this…

Foundation
April 16, 2018
Lasker Lands From Commonwealth Games

As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an emotional close and the baton was passed to Birmingham to host in 2022, Team England and your Eagles’ very own Drew Lasker reflected on the experience of a lifetime despite the result for the men’s side. Before boarding the long series of flights from the…

Foundation
April 12, 2018
Coaching The Gold Coast Girls

Tomorrow morning it’s a huge game for the England women’s basketball team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as they play for a medal in the semi-finals and with the men’s team now out of the running after this week’s loss against Canada the question is can the girls do what the guys could not?…

BBL
January 25, 2018
Kappa’s Commitment Continues

This morning we are pleased to announce that the British Basketball League and Women’s British Basketball League’s exclusive apparel partner Kappa has confirmed it is penning a new three-year deal and increasing its commitment to both leagues by 100%. The sportswear company signed an initial contract during 2016, but has acted quickly to re-negotiate a…

Foundation
October 30, 2017
Commonwealth for Coach Chris

Basketball England have announced the England Women’s 2018 Commonwealth Games coaching staff with our Team Northumbria WBBL Head Coach and Great Britain Under-20 Assistant Coach Chris Bunten named as Assistant Coach and Performance Analyst for next April’s Gold Coast Games. Current Great Britain Women’s Head Coach Jose Maria “Chema” Buceta has been appointed as Head Coach…