COB Rockets Wheelchair Team Take To The Floor!

On Sunday 12th August COB Rockets Wheelchair Basketball played 2 friendlies at Nechells wellbeing centre B7 5DR. Both games were against tough opposition, Stoke Spitfires and Northampton Phoenix. With players missing COB gave 2 of our junior players their first taste of game play and even Coach Craddock had to come out of retirement to […]

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Become an apprentice!

Rockets Apprentice Opportunity We are really pleased to be continuing our involvement in the Coach Core Apprenticeship Programme with The Royal Foundation. Last year our apprentices had some amazing experiences including gaining Level 2 Coaching qualifications, taking part in the NBA London games and meeting Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle! Coach […]

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Well Done Alasan Njie-Morgan

Here at COB Rockets we pride ourselves on supporting the development of the young people at our club both on and off the court. We have some wonderful boys and girls playing basketball with us and we are proud of each and every one. Young people often receive negative and bad publicity but in our […]

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Welcome Back Coaches!

Our girls and women’s programme is picking up some serious momentum. This year we have our Under 15 girls taking part in a range of Central Venue League’s to give them some much needed game experience whilst we will have a Senior Women’s team and an Under 19 Development team taking part in the West […]

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Season 2018/19 Coaches

We are pleased to announce the return of Head Coach Danny Williams to the COB Rockets Senior team for the 2018/19 season. After a 4th place and 16&6 win /loss record last term Williams will begin building the Rockets roster for the 18/19 campaign hoping to create a promotion winning team. Williams said ‘ I […]

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Birmingham New Street Station Atrium, Grand Central Birmingham

Saturday June 9th 2018 Birmingham New Street Station Atrium, Grand Central Birmingham On Saturday June 9th City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair Basketball Team delivered a day of wheelchair basketball to the public at Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central with the support of Network Rail and Express Coaching Services This was an amazing day […]

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Rockets Meet Spanish League Basketballer in Alicante

During the Gigantes Summer Camp week with Basketball Club Fund Lucentum in Alicante, some of our Rockets Men got to meet a Spanish League Basketball Player. Fernando San Emeterio, Spanish International and Valencia Euro League shooting guard, participated in Fund Lucentum’s camp and met with some of our players. It has been a great week […]

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COB Rockets Boys Summer Camp in Alicante

Following our recent partnership announcement with Spanish club, Foundation Lucentum Alicante, 4 club players and coaches are currently working out in Spain on the club’s Gigantus Summer Camp. Matt Tomlinson, Callum Ashford, Isaac Dunnico and Chris Gkoufas have travelled to take part in the week long camp whilst coaches George Branch, Funganayi Chogugudza, Peter Mintoft […]

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Rockets Girls Team’s Radio Interview

On Tuesday 26th June, the COB Rockets girls will be going live on the Radio. Catch them at 8:30pm on NewStyle Radio (98.7FM) where they will be discussing the girls basketball team and the basketball club. The interview will be approx. half an hour. The girls taking part are Bethany, Annabelle, Lailat, Ellani & Evija. […]

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COB Rockets 2018 Trials

On Saturday 9th June, Rockets held open trials day for the 2018/19 season. We had over 160 young people attend and some excellent new and existing talent on display. Under 14, 16 and 18 summer practices have now started on Monday and Thursday evenings. If you missed trials day and want to come along then […]

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COB Rockets Awards Day

Saturday 21st April was an extremely busy and exciting day for City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club. The day started off with the Under 14 Premier team taking the win against London Thunder Lewisham for their playoff quarter finals. With a score of 81-74, the team and the crowd were super happy and proud and […]

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Wheelchair Basketball with Great Barr Primary School

On Monday 16th April, the Year 5 children of Great Barr Primary school were introduced to Wheelchair basketball. The event was put on by City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach Andy Craddock. This event gave COB’s Wheelchair team a chance to inspire young people to play basketball and be involved regardless of disability. […]

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COB Rockets Trials Day

Want to be a member of one of COB Rocket’s representative teams? Come along to our Trials Day on Saturday 9th June 2018. All are welcome! Whether you are already a COB member or want to be a part of the club, we want to see what skills you can bring. We hold trials every […]

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