City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club’s annual awards celebration will be taking place on Saturday 21st April at the Nechells Wellbeing Centre from 1pm – 4pm. All team players will be required to attend and all parents are welcome. The event will celebrate the exceptional performance of our players in acknowledgment of their hard work […]

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Under 14 Premier team reach Play-Offs!

It has been a good season for our Under 14 Premier Team and we are now happy to say that they have guaranteed their spot in the Play-offs. On Saturday 24th March, the Under 14s took the win against Manchester Giants which secured their place in the play offs. The home game finished with a score […]

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The Hakeem Olajuwon Rockets Basketball Academy is here!

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are happy to annouce the partnership with The Sixth Form College Solihull to deliver the new Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Academy. This academy will launch in September 2018 and will be based at The Sixth Form College Solihull. This is an amazing opportunity for basketball students […]

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle visit Nechells Wellbeing Centre

On Thursday 8th March, Birmingham City will be welcoming Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle. City of Birmingham Basketball club is proud to be participating in showing the Royals our home venue, Nechells Wellbeing Centre, in the afternoon. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be joining the Coach Core apprentices for a training masterclass, […]

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New Satellite Club at Bishop Challoner

COB Rockets basketball have started a new satellite club. Every Friday evening from 5-6pm, a basketball session will run at Bishop Challoner sports centre. This session is for people aged between 12 and 18 who would like to play basketball locally – open to both male and female players. We are accepting people of all […]

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COB Rockets new partnership with Spanish Team Fundacion Lucentum

City of Birmingham Rockets are pleased to announce an official partnership with Spanish LEB Silver club Fundación Lucentum based in the southern region of Spain in Alicante. The unique partnership will include coach and player exchanges between the clubs together with shared practices and coaching systems. Coach and player camp opportunities will also form part of the arrangement. The […]

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COB February skills camp

Every half term holiday, COB Rockets deliver skills camps for our players to improve their playing abilities and basketball knowledge. This gives players aged between 12 and 18 more additional time not available during regular practice sessions to improve techniques, develop new skills and mostly importantly have fun. Our camps are not exclusive for only […]

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Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser

On Saturday 24th February, COB Rockets Wheelchair Basketball team raised funds outside Asda in Shirley. They were joined by Paralympian archer Mel Clarke. Our fundraisers helped pack people’s shopping bags and also enjoyed many sporting activities for people to get involved with such as soft archery, hoops and curling. There was lots of support from […]

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COB Rockets Weekend Action – 14th/15th October 2017

Plenty of fixtures for our COB Rockets teams over the weekend with mixed fortunes from a results perspective. It was a super Sunday for our COB Rockets Senior team as they move to 2&1 following a comprehensive 95-75 road win at Mansfield Giants. Coach Danny Williams will be delighted with the win in Division 4 […]

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Rockets So Close To First Win

For a second consecutive Sunday, City of Birmingham Rockets came within touching distance of eliminating Division 3 outfit Team Wolverhampton from a knockout competition, only to be cruelly denied once again in a nail biting finish. The Rockets led by five points going into the final quarter of the National Shield 1st round encounter at […]

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West Midlands Basketball League News Update

Community Sporting News Flash: Welcome to the 6th Annual West Midlands Basketball League End of Season bash. One of the UK biggest regional basketball leagues, begins its countdown, to their annual end of season extravaganza. As always players and teams from around the West Midlands gather to celebrate all that is good about the sport, […]

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Training Changes Update

Please be aware that our training schedules have recently changed. New training schedules are shown below: Boys National League Squads Under 14: Monday and Thursday 6-7.30pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre Under 16: Monday and Thursday 7.30-9pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre Under 18: Monday and Thursday 7.30-9pm at Nechells Wellbeing Centre   Girls National League Squads […]

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Half Term Camp

COB will be running a Half Term Camp from Monday 16th February until Friday 21st February delivered by senior club coaches, Herman Wilson and Rob Palmer.  The camp will take place each day from 10am – 3pm as follows: Monday 16th February – Nechells Community Sports Centre Tuesday 17th February – South and City College […]

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