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Newcastle Eagles change team name

Newly named Esh Group Newcastle Eagles pose for a team photo Credit: ITV

British Basketball League (BBL) side Newcastle Eagles have been renamed as the Esh Group Eagles Newcastle.

The new name incorporates North East construction firm Esh Group, which has been the club's principle sponsor for the past three seasons.

The Eagles begin their new BBL campaign at home to Durham Wildcats on September 27.

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