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 […]

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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, […]

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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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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!    

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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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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 […]

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Performance Trials 2016 – Boys and Girls: Saturday 11th June

Please find below information relating to the forthcoming FREE City of Birmingham Basketball Performance Club Trials on Saturday 11TH June at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. ALL youngsters interested in playing basketball are invited, with the chance to join our successful Performance Squads (Boys and Girls). After 13 seasons of competing at the highest level nationally, CoB continues to […]

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Season Review and Awards Day – Saturday 21st May

The review of a hugely satisfying 2015-16 season will be held on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Nechells. This is a season highlight for the club and all members will be in attendance.  Award winners from each team will also be announced from the lists of nominees.

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Weekend Preview 19-21 Feb

The men’s team have a weekend off this week, the only two fixtures in the division on Saturday seeing the top two facing away fixtures.  The heart would say that defeats for Cardiff Met and Coventry might see CoB overtake them and win the division; the head however would take wins for them over the […]

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Project Hub

COB are really pleased to be delivering 6 new basketball clubs across Birmingham as part of Project Hub. We are proud to have been selected by Sport Birmingham and the British Basketball Foundation as the chosen provider of these new sites which will each offer 6 hours of participation basketball. Detailed below is information on […]

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The D:Ream Team!

Havoc at CoB as Things Can Only Get Better! Coaches at City of Birmingham were left star-struck on Monday at Nechells Wellbeing Centre, after returning for duty from a busy weekend of fixtures.  Pandemonium ensued as the previously heralded coaching team seemingly turned into a bunch of young teenage girls at a Justin Bieber concert, […]

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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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