Weekend Preview: 12 Games For Rockets This Weekend

It is set to be a busy weekend for Rockets with 12 fixtures set to take place over the course of the weekend. First Teams Our Women’s First Team travel to Yorkshire tomorrow afternoon for a 16:30 tip against playoff hopeful Sheffield Hatters at the All Saints Sports Centre. Coach Mintoft’s side will be looking…

Match Preview: Bristol Hurricanes vs City of Birmingham Rockets

Our Men’s First Team make the journey south to Bristol tomorrow as we take on Bristol Hurricanes, tip-off 16:00. Last weekend we recorded a crucial home victory in the context of our season and in doing so ensured that we would finish the season with home and away wins against Bristol Academy Flyers. Coach Douglas’…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets Women vs Manchester Mystics

Our Women’s First Team return to Nechells Wellbeing Centre tomorrow afternoon to face second place Manchester Mystics, tip-off 17:00. After recording their first win in the middle of January, our women’s side came close to repeating the feat against Tees Valley Mohawks before pushing table-topping Stockport Lapwings all the way at the start of February.…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Bristol Academy Flyers

City of Birmingham Rockets Men’s First Team host Bristol Academy Flyers in a huge game for both sides at Nechells Wellbeing Centre tomorrow, tip-off 6pm. Both sides are looking to cement their places in Division 2 for next season, with a win enough to take Rockets onto seven for the season ahead of a tough…

Match Preview: Derby Trailblazers vs City of Birmingham Rockets Women

Our Women’s First Team make the journey to Derby tomorrow as they prepare to face off against high-flying Derby Trailblazers at Clarence Wiggins Sports Centre, tip-off 16:45. Coach Peter Mintoft’s side did not play last weekend as Team Birmingham Elite were unable to fulfil the fixture, so they will be looking forward to getting back…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Manchester Magic

Our Men’s First Team host table-topping Manchester Magic tomorrow evening at Nechells Wellbeing Centre, tip-off 19:30. Rockets will be looking to surprise the league leaders for the second time in three weeks after upsetting the previously unbeaten Northamptonshire Titans at Utilita Arena Birmingham at the end of January. The Opposition Manchester faces a back-to-back weekend,…

Four Games For Our Junior Rockets This Weekend As Under-18 Women Look To Maintain 100% Record

There are four games for our juniors this weekend, three of which are set to take place around the country. Our Under-18 Men get the weekend’s action underway as they tip-off against Cardiff Met Archers at 12:30 at Archers Arena. Our Under-16 Boys Conference make the short journey down to Worcester to face Worcester Wolves’…

Women’s First Team Looking Forward To Bromsgrove Bears Challenge

Our Women’s First Team take on Bromsgrove Bears on Saturday as they look to avenge their pre-Christmas defeat in Longbridge. Rockets were second best for much of their previous encounter, losing by 12 points to Bromsgrove in December. Coach Peter Mintoft’s women will be boosted by the return to the squad of Antoinette Torgbi and…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs University of Chester

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Men’s First Team are back at Nechells Wellbeing Centre for their first game of 2022 on Saturday evening as they prepare to face off against University of Chester, tip-off 19:30. The Rockets will be looking pull away from the middle of the pack with victory against the side we recorded out…

Match Preview: Team Birmingham Elite vs City of Birmingham Rockets

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Men’s First Team make the journey to Longbridge tomorrow evening to face Team Birmingham Elite, tip-off 8pm. Due to the closure of the Doug Ellis Sports Centre, the game will now take place at The Factory (B31 2TS). Spectators are required to wear masks with the cost of entry being £3…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets Women vs Bromsgrove Bears

Our Women’s First Team make the short trip to Colmers School and Sixth Form to take on Bromsgrove Bears this evening in their final fixture of 2021, tip-off at 19:00. Coach Peter Mintoft is able to field a near full-strength team, with top-scorer Michelle Turner returning to the side in a boost to their hopes…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Encon Derbyshire Arrows

City of Birmingham Rockets return to Nechells Wellbeing Centre tomorrow afternoon as we face off against Encon Derbyshire Arrows, tip-off 19:30. Rockets Recent Form We will be looking to make it three straight wins at home tomorrow evening after back-to-back home successes against Charnwood Riders and Bristol Hurricanes. Nechells Wellbeing Centre has become something of…

Women’s First Team Looking Forward To Nottingham Clash On Saturday

Our Women’s First Team take on Nottingham University Wildcats tomorrow as we look for our first win of the season so far. Coach Peter Mintoft’s side are bolstered by a host of new additions since our last home outing, and the team will be looking to push on with this greater level of squad depth.…

Five Junior Games This Weekend Including Under-16 Boys In Cup Action

This weekend, a number of our junior sides are in action, including our Under-16 Boys in action in cup action in Manchester as they look to advance to the semi-finals of the National Cup. Our Under-14 Boys Conference Team tip-off the action, playing away at Mansfield Giants at 1pm on Saturday as they look to…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Bristol Hurricanes

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club Men’s First Team play host to Bristol Hurricanes this evening, tip-off 19:30. The game comes after our Women’s First Team play Derby Trailblazers, with the tip-off for that game at 17:00. Tickets will allow entry for both games so come along and enjoy an evening of basketball action with…

Match Preview: Bristol Academy Flyers vs City of Birmingham Rockets

City of Birmingham Rockets Men’s First Team make the journey to Bristol tomorrow afternoon as they prepare to face off against Bristol Academy Flyers in the latest round of NBL Division 2 North action. This is our men’s second away game in as many weeks after last weekend’s 83-55 defeat away at Manchester Magic. The…

Exciting Weekend Ahead For Juniors Looking To Continue Fine Start To Season

This weekend sees a whole host of junior action as our youth teams look to build on an impressive start to the season. At 2:20pm our Under-12 Mixed side will be looking to continue their 100% start to the season and keep top spot in the table when they go up against Derby Trailblazers. Three…

First Team Preview: Men’s Team Travel To Manchester As Women’s Team Face Local Derby Away Game

Men’s First Team Coach Paul Douglas’ side will be looking to secure back-to-back victories after last Saturday’s morale-boosting win at home to Charnwood Riders. Last weekend’s win was our second of the season, meaning we travel to Manchester with a 2-3 record to start the season. Nathan Ramsdale-Owen’s 25-points coupled with Michael Price’s nine points…

Weekend preview: Rockets in league and cup action with two games at Nechells Wellbeing Centre

It’s an action-packed weekend here at Rockets, with both of our first teams on the road and our junior sides competing in league and cup competitions. Our Under-12 Mixed side tip-off the weekend at 12:20pm as they take on Leicester Rider Black at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. Next up, our Under-14 Boys Conference go up against…

Match Preview: Northamptonshire Titans vs City of Birmingham Rockets

City of Birmingham Rockets men’s first-team make the trip to Northampton School for Boys this afternoon to take on Northamptonshire Titans, tip-off 4:30pm. The Opposition Our hosts have only played one game this season, in which they secured a 90-83 win over Bristol Academy Flyers away from home. The Flyers went on to win their…

WEEKEND PREVIEW: SIX GAMES WITH WOMEN AND JUNIORS SET FOR CUP ACTION

This weekend, our junior and first-team sides are in league and cup action in a packed couple of days for the Rockets. Our Under 14-Conference Team tip-off the weekend as they go up against Derby Trailblazers at 14:20 at Nechells Wellbeing Centre on Saturday. Both of our first-teams are in action this weekend, with our…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Nottingham Trent Hoods

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are back in NBL Division Two action this evening at Nechells Wellbeing Centre, tip-off 6pm. The Opposition Nottingham Trent Hoods Basketball have struggled so far this season, losing both of their opening two games. Their 195 points against is the league’s worst defensive record so far, with the Hoods…

Weekend Preview: Seven Teams From Around The Club In Action With Men Set To Host Nottingham Trent Hoods

This weekend promises to be another busy one for our club, with no less than seven games scheduled over the next two days. Saturday Fixtures The headline event sees our men’s first team host Nottingham Trent Hoods at Nechells Wellbeing Centre, tip-off 6pm. Secure your tickets for that game here: https://www.cobrockets.co.uk/product/city-of-birmingham-rockets-vs-nottingham-trent-hoods/ The weekend’s action begins…

Weekend Preview: Senior Men Face Double Header Whilst Senior Women Begin Season at Home

Our Senior Men’s First Team make the journey to Cheshire tomorrow afternoon as they continue their league campaign against University of Chester, tip-off 6pm. Following last Saturday’s disappointment in our league opener, Coach Douglas’ side will be looking to bounce back and record our first league points on Saturday afternoon. The game will be held…

Match Preview: City of Birmingham Rockets vs Team Birmingham Elite

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club’s Senior Men’s First Team will play host to cross-city rivals Team Birmingham Elite in our opening NBL Division Two this afternoon, tip-off 6pm. The Opposition Formed in 2004, this afternoon’s opponents were formed as the Aston Athletics and were promoted from Division Three at the first attempt. They would…