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Women's Basketball

WBBL
July 10, 2020
Talking WBBL and How Your Support Will Help

In a very special lockdown interview Dan is talking women’s basketball with three of our Eagles WBBL players and hearing how your support can grow the sport… Thanks to everyone who has supported us so far we are closing in on our £10,000 target! Can you get us to our goal?

WBBL
July 1, 2020
Support Our WBBL Team Post-COVID-19

UPDATE: We are overwhelmed to have reached our target of £10,000 in just 10-days! On behalf of the whole WBBL club we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported women’s basketball in our region. If we reach our stretch target then we can cover almost all of our projected 2020-21…

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…

September 4, 2013
Eagles and Team Northumbria Launch Womens Development Programme

The Newcastle Eagles, in conjunction with the Eagles Community Foundation (ECF) and Northumbria University, are launching the Eagles Girls Development Plan (EGDP). The EGDP, which aims to increase the participation of girls playing in basketball in the Tyne & Wear area, will be overseen by Team Northumbria Women’s head coach Josh Merrington. Team Northumbria Women…

July 23, 2013
GB Player Dominique Allen At Newcastle Eagles Camp

Hot off playing at the 2013 Women’s European Championships Dominique Allen has returned to Northumbria University to coach at the Newcastle Eagles Summer Basketball Camp. Allen is joined by former Team Northumbria teammates Rachael Bland and Ruth Davison as all three are coaching on the week long camp. Dominique played for Team Northumbria Women National…

June 11, 2008
The Girls’ Have Landed

This coming season sees the first School of excellence under 12 and under 14 girls’ teams. Girls’ have been taken through their paces over the past month at trials by Deirdre Hayes and various Eagles Community Foundation female coaches. Hayes, the England under 18 girls’ coach, took the trials at Westgate Centre for Sport so…

May 19, 2008
Hall of fame

Team Northumbria Women’s basketball Hoops star Ellen “Loui” Hall capped a stunning top flight campaign when the forward was named the EBL’s Women’s Division 1 2008 Most Valuable Player. Hall followed in the footsteps of her male counterpart Lynard Stewart. The Newcastle Eagles centre was named Molton Player of the Year. Similar to Hall’s award…