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

Men’s Division 4 2017/18 Fixtures

2017 17/09/2017 CUP WLV ALBION (H) 12:20 23/09/2017 Derby Trail’blzr II 16:20 30/09/2017 B’ham METS II (H) 17:00 NB 15/10/2017 Mansfield Giants (A) 13:30 21/10/2017 Shrops Warriors (A) 19:00 28/10/2017 Notts Trent Uni Hds (H) 16:20 04/11/2017 Northants Thunder (A) TBC 11/11/2017 College W Ang Fury (H) 16:20 25/11/2017 Notts Hoods II (A) TBC 02/12/2017

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,

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

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

Weekend Round Up 25/26 October

The Seniors slipped to a 1&3 record following a disappointing performance at Loughborough University Riders resulted in a loss on Sunday. After a slow start the team looked to be slipping into gear on the back of 2 Danny Williams drives and a Matt Catlow inside finish. However a frustrating free throw display ensured that

Weekend Round Up 11/12 October

After last Saturday’s opening day loss, the COB senior team hit the road on Sunday to visit Derby Trailblazers for a Division 4 Midlands match up. In another game steeped in refereeing controversy, COB were dealt a double blow in the lead up to tip off as the team were without the influential leadership, experience

Opening Night

A busy weekend of basketball saw plenty of success for COB as the club hosted our first Senior Men’s National League game at Nechells on Saturday 4th October. A packed crowd saw COB lose a thriller 75-76 to Birmingham Mets but the real success was the delivery of a fabulous day of basketball and no

2014 Pre Season Action

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September saw our Under 13, 14, 16 and 18 boys teams all in action as we hosted pre season tournaments. On Saturday the annual COB Invitational Tournament saw Peckham Pride and Cheshire Wire return to Birmingham to play in the Under 16 and 18 tournament. All games as usual were

Club Night – Thank You

Thanks to all parents and players who attended club night on Wednesday 10th September. It was wonderful to see the huge base of support the club has from parents and players. COB hoe everyone who attended has a clear view of the club vision and operational activity following the meeting. The management committee would like

Club Training Weekend

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September saw pre season move up a gear as the COB Training camp took place. All club age groups took part from 10-4 on both days as the coaching staff put the players through their paces in preparation for the 2014/15 season. The physical and mental training was something very

Beach Day – Port Madoch Trip

Sunday 31st August saw another memorable day as the club travelled to Port Madoch, Wales for a fun beach day. With a great representation from all age groups, the club took 3 minibuses containing 45  people who had a fantastic time on the beach. Everyone took part in a number of fun games including rounders,