Match Report: Rockets Men 102-96 Nottingham Hoods

Rockets edged a 102-96 overtime thriller against Nottingham Hoods to record a crucial win in the NBL Division One playoff race at Nechells Wellbeing Centre on Saturday evening. Nottingham currently hold the final playoff birth, with Saturday’s win bringing Rockets just one win away from a coveted top eight playoff position. With the race for…

El Libre Loco Join Rockets As Game Day Catering Partner

City of Birmingham Rockets are delighted to announce Mexican caterer El Libre Loco will be joining us as our official game day catering partner! Authentic Mexican burritos, nachos & tacos will be available from the Rockets cafe (upstairs) starting from this Saturday. We are extremely excited to welcome El Libre Loco to our game nights…

Match Report: Rockets Men 72-74 Bradford Dragons

Rockets fell to a narrow defeat at the hands of Bradford Dragons in a tense encounter at Nechells Wellbeing Centre on Saturday evening. Coach Nuno’s side sat 10th on a record of 4-8 going into what would be a tough game against a physically strong Dragons side. Our visitors came into the game sat in…

Clive Allen Appointed As Women’s First Team Head Coach

City of Birmingham Rockets are delighted to announce the appointment of Birmingham basketball icon Clive Allen as women’s first team head coach. Synonymous with basketball in Birmingham, Clive achieved legendary status with the Birmingham Bullets in his two stints at the club from 1985-87 before returning for another spell from 1988-01. This coincided with some…

Men’s Match Report: Rockets 78-82 Barking Abbey

Rockets fell to Barking Abbey 82-78 in a tough defeat at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. We went into the fixture sat 10th with a 4-7 record. Barking sat bottom of the division with a record of 0-12 looking for their first win of the season. The first quarter started with Rockets first bucket coming from good…

Match Report: Rockets Men 72-101 Derby Trailblazers

Rockets fell to the high-flying Derby Trailblazers 101-72 in tough defeat in Nechells Wellbeing Centre on Saturday evening. We went into the game sat 10th in the division with a 4-6 record, as we took on a Derby side that sat 2nd on a record of 8-2. New signing Jayden Grewal started the game making…

Canadian Guard Jayden Grewal Joins Our Men’s First Team!

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are delighted to announce the signing of Canadian guard Jayden Grewal from Portuguese side MBA Montijo Basket. Jayden joins our men’s first team for the remainder of the 2023/24 season and will add pace and scoring to our roster. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Jayden went on to…

2024 Home Kits Available Now!

🌆 This is 𝐨𝐮𝐫 city. Introducing your 2024 Birmingham Rockets first team jerseys. We are delighted to reveal our new Rockets home kit, inspired by the skyline and landmarks of our brilliant city! Jerseys and shorts are now available on our club shop – click here to explore the range today! The 2024 Birmingham Rockets…

Match Report: Rockets Women 52-77 Manchester Mystics

City of Birmingham Rockets women fell to defeat at Manchester Mystics, despite an excellent second half performance. Unfortunately, the damage was done early on, as Birmingham were 15 points down at the end of the first quarter, then trailed 42-20 at half time. Rockets looked a different side after the interval and matched their opponents,…

2023/24 Half Season Tickets Are Available Now!

Half Season Tickets are available NOW! Don’t miss any of the action in the season run-in for one great price! With entry to all 12 remaining regular season home games (men’s & women’s), a half season ticket provides unparalleled value. Save 15% and don’t worry about purchasing individual game tickets with the convenience of entry…

Thank you, Kayne!

City of Birmingham Rockets can confirm that guard Kayne King has been released from our men’s first team roster. Kayne played an important role in our historic 2022/23 National Basketball League Division Two North title and playoff finals campaign and departs with the best wishes of everyone at Rockets. The 27-year-old guard averaged 8.7 points…

Match Report: Rockets Women 42-48 Anglia Ruskin Uni

City of Birmingham Rockets women suffered a gut-wrenching defeat at the hands of fellow league strugglers Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), despite having led for the majority of the game. Rockets held the advantage until the last few minutes, but conceded the final nine points of the contest to be edged out at the death. In…

Match Report: Rockets Women 49-70 Bristol Flyers

City of Birmingham Rockets fell to a home defeat at the hands of Bristol Flyers on Saturday evening despite a strong start at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. Bristol are an established team at this level but with a 3-5 record going into the game, the team will undoudtedly see this one as a missed opportunity. Birmingham…

National Cup Match Report: Rockets Women 62-90 Sheffield Hatters

City of Birmingham Rockets women bowed out of the National Cup at the quarter-final stage at the hands of Sheffield Hatters, who denied Coach Emery’s team in the playoff final last season too. A devastating first quarter saw Sheffield build a lead which they held onto for the remainder of the game. There are plenty…

Match Report: Rockets Men 60-94 Essex Rebels

A depleted City of Birmingham Rockets side fell to a strong Essex Rebels outfit 90-64 in a tough defeat at Nechells Wellbeing Centre on Saturday evening in our latest NBL Division One outing. Rockets went into the game with a 4-1 record and were looking to continue their bright start to the season against an…

Match Report: Rockets Women 58-107 Endeavour Ipswich

City of Birmingham Rockets women lost out to early pace-setters Ipswich (6-1) in WNBL Division One at Nechells on Saturday evening. It was always going to be a tough assignment against the league leaders but Rockets stuck at it, encouraged by the home crowd, and there were some positive moments and notable individual performances. After…

Match Report: CoLA Southwark Pride 78-50 Rockets Women

City of Birmingham Rockets Women suffered an away defeat at CoLA Southwark Pride in South London on Sunday after decisive scoring streaks either side of halftime left Rockets with too much to do. Birmingham remained competitive throughout, but couldn’t get close enough to threaten the home side. After an impressive win at home last week,…

Men’s Match Report: Rockets 77-97 Riders

Rockets suffered defeat at the hands of Loughborough Riders, 97-77 in Nechells. Coach Nuno’s side went into the game looking to continue their unbeaten run in the league and go 4-0, Riders entered Nechells with a 3-1 record looking to continue their good form. Rockets matched Riders in the opening minutes, Kayne King stole the…

Match Report: Rockets Women 67-63 Reading Rockets

City of Birmingham Rockets women earned an extremely impressive win over Reading Rockets in the Rockets’ derby on Saturday. It was their second league victory of the season and a historic night, securing their first home success since promotion to WNBL Division 1. After being on the receiving end of a blitz from opponents in…

National Cup Match Report: Rockets Women 68-57 Manchester Mystics

City of Birmingham Rockets Women secured an impressive National Cup win in the round of 16, beating Manchester Mystics and avenging their league loss from just a few weeks ago. Both teams welcomed the opportunity to play a second fixture of the weekend after suffering league defeats on Saturday. After a tight and low-scoring first…

National Cup Match Report: Reading 101-78 Rockets Men

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Men saw their National Cup campaign come to an end after a disappointing defeat at Loddon Valley on Sunday afternoon. Rockets were still without top scorer and 2022 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Orlan Jackman and with injuries also sidelining a number of the squad, Coach Rodrigues was left with a limited…

Match Report: Thames Valley Cavaliers 93-55 Rockets Women

City of Birmingham Rockets Women fell to a 93-55 defeat away at Thames Valley on Saturday evening. A slow start proved fatal for our women’s side as our hosts stormed to an early advantage which they would maintain for the remainder of the contest. Rockets bounced back from the early disappointment valiantly, only losing the…

Match Report: Rockets Men 103-86 Thames Valley Cavaliers

Rockets were victorious against Thames Valley Cavaliers 103-86 to extend their great start to the season to 3-0 on a fantastic evening at Nechells Wellbeing Centre last Saturday. Rockets were hounored to be supported by our partners, The Royal Navy & The Royal Marines, as our game day sponsors for this fixture. Coach Rodrigues’ side…

Match Report: Rockets Women 60-79 Loughborough Riders

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Women fell to a home defeat against a quick and well-organised Loughborough Riders side on Saturday evening at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. A critical 19-6 run by the Riders which took the score from 12-9 halfway through the first quarter, to 31-15, proved fatal as Loughborough continued their strong start to their…

Match Report: Rockets Men 131-128 Bradford Dragons

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Men won a dramatic triple overtime thriller as Kayne King’s buzzer beating three snatched the win at Bradford College on Saturday evening. Rockets could have won the game sooner with King also hitting a three at the end of regulation to edge Rockets ahead with just 1.5 seconds remaining on the…

Match Report: Barking Abbey 62-78 Rockets Women

City of Birmingham Rockets’ Women secured their first-ever WNBL Division 1 victory with an impressive and dominant display against Barking Abbey, taking the spoils 78-62 on a historic day for the club. On the back of the morale-boosting National Cup win over Derby last week, Rockets Women travelled to the other side of London to…

Thank you, Siggy!

City of Birmingham Rockets can confirm that Siggy Hoar has announced his intention to retire from basketball and will be leaving our men’s first team with immediate effect. Siggy wrote his name into Birmingham basketball folklore last season as part of our historic promotion and playoff finals winning side. Rockets CEO, Robert Palmer, spoke of…

National Cup Match Report: Rockets Women 56-46 Derby Trailblazers

Rockets women overcame a spirited Derby side to progress into the last 16 of the National Cup on Sunday evening at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. The scoreline could have been more comfortable, but Rockets built a lead from early on and led throughout, with the outcome never really in jeopardy. It was a welcome, morale-boosting first…

KitKing Trophy Quarterfinal Match Report: Rockets 82-85 Bradford Dragons

Rockets saw their Kitking Trophy campaign come to an unfortunate end at Nechells Wellbeing Centre courtesy of a 85-82 defeat to Bradford Dragons on Saturday evening. After recording three consecutive wins in the group stage of the competition, Rockets came into the game full of confidence as we looked to progress to the semifinals against…

Match Report: Rockets Women 57-66 Manchester Mystics

City of Birmingham Rockets women came up just short in their season opener against Manchester Mystics at Nechells Wellbeing Centre in front of an enthusiastic home crowd on Saturday afternoon. After leading by as many as 13 in the second quarter, Rockets unfortunately faded in the second half and lost out to a youthful, yet…

KitKing Trophy Match Report: Rockets Men 97-86 MK Breakers

City of Birmingham Rockets progressed to the quarterfinal stages of the KitKing Trophy with a 97-86 win against Milton Keynes Breakers to continue their 100% start to the season on Saturday evening. Both teams went into the game with unbeaten starts in the competition, and one teams unbeaten run would end in Nechells. The game…