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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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, […]

Read more
Easter Camp 2018

Following the success of our February half term skills camp, COB Rockets is happy to be putting on our 3rd skills camp of 2018. During the skills camps our players have learned dribbling, how to defend, shooting positions and how to work better as a team. Our Easter camp will be similar to previous skills […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Birmingham School Games Finals

On 13th and 14th February, City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club hosted 2 fun-filled days of basketball for primary and secondary school students as part of the delivery of the Birmingham’s school games finals. For the secondary schools game finals at Nechells Wellbeing Centre we hosted 17 schools who each competed for the title of […]

Read more
UCB Careers Fair

On Wednesday 21st February COB Rockets Basketball Club, participated in a careers fair held at University College Birmingham (UCB). We have many volunteers who help run our club and we took this opportunity to show our volunteering opportunities to the students at UCB. Some of the opportunities at COB involve Sports therapy, Team management, Coaching, […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Summer Camp 2017

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Summer Basketball Camp will return in 2017 between Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August. It’s not to be missed so put the dates in your diary and full details will be published shortly!    

Read more
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, […]

Read more
Does Cruyff’s most famous quote help solve Birmingham basketball’s problem?

With the sad passing of Dutch football icon Johann Cruyff, his quotes appear to be getting as much exposure as his legendary footwork.  Take “Playing football is very simple, but playing simple football is the hardest thing there is”. Now, having seen previous local teams try and fail, City of Birmingham Basketball Club have resisted […]

Read more