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#WOMENSWEEK Q&A: ALEX & GEMMA CAMPBELL

11th March 2022

Welcome to another #WomensWeek ‘COLBC Role Models’ Q&A with two of our longest-serving junior players, Alex & Gemma Campbell.


The twins have been with the programme for the whole of their junior careers and play a lead role on our U18 Women’s team, under Head Coach Katie Lamond.


Check out what the girls had to say when we caught up with them to ask a few questions about #InternationalWomensDay 

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BROWNE HOLDS COURT AS ARCHITECT OF COLBC REBRAND

13th February 2022

Following the successful launch of our new branding, we would like to spotlight U16 Development Coach Marcus Browne and thank him for his most recent project.

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COLBC ASSISTS WITH NORTH WEST SSP PRIMARY SCHOOLS BASKETBALL FESTIVAL

6th February 2022

City Of Leeds Basketball had the privilege of supporting the North West Schools Sports Partnership’s Primary School Basketball festival, hosted at Ralph Thoresby high school last week.

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ALLERTON HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL REVEALS A NEW LOOK FOR 2022

28th January 2022

COLBC are delighted to announce that our long standing relationship with Allerton High School will see the high school programme get a fresh new look.

The City of Leeds programme plays an active role in the curriculum delivery of the PE department and supports after-school programmes for all year groups.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND UP: 3RD-9TH JANUARY 2022

12th January 2022

Edition 10 of ‘The COLBC Weekly Round-Up’ offers a snapshot of all the week’s JNL results.


The week of 3rd-9th January 2022 saw the club compete in 4 fixtures across the country in the JNL.

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FORMER COLBA STAR DANNY EVANS NAMED ON LIST OF LEEDS’ MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

November 23rd 2021

Former COLBA Allerton High School star Danny Evans has been named on the Leeds Power List 2021: The 31 most influential people in the city.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 8TH-14TH NOVEMBER 2021

November 14th 2021

Edition 5 of ‘The COLBC Weekly Round-Up’ offers a snapshot of all the week’s JNL results and academy progress.


The weekend of the 13th/14th November 2021 saw the club compete in 9 different fixtures across the country in the JNL.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 1ST-7TH NOVEMBER 2021

November 10th 2021

Edition 4 of ‘The COLBC Weekly Round-Up’ offers a snapshot of all the week’s JNL results and academy progress.


The weekend of the 6th/7th November 2021 saw the club compete in just 5 different fixtures across the country in the JNL.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 25TH-31ST OCTOBER 2021

November 2nd 2021

Edition 3 of ‘The COLBC Weekly Round-Up’ offers a snapshot of all the week’s JNL results and academy progress.


The weekend of the 30th/31st October 2021 saw the club compete in 7 different fixtures across the country in both the JNL and ABL.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 11TH-17TH OCTOBER 2021

October 19th 2021

For the second edition of our new feature ‘The COLBC Weekly Round-Up’, we offer a snapshot of all the week’s JNL results and academy progress.


The weekend of the 16th/17th October 2021 saw the club compete in 9 different fixtures across the country in both the JNL and ABL.

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COLBC U14 PREMIER TEAM SECURE SPONSORSHIP FROM PROUD LEEDS FIRM THE MOORTOWN GROUP

October 16th 2021

City of Leeds Basketball Club have received more positive news this week as the U14 Premier team, who compete in the Junior National League, confirmed sponsorship support from Yorkshire based construction company the Moortown Group.

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THE COLBC WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 4TH-10TH OCTOBER 2021

October 12th 2021

Introducing the first edition of our new feature - The COLBC Weekly Round-Up. Every week we will offer a snapshot of the week’s JNL results and academy progress.


The weekend of the 9th/10th October 2021 would see no less than 6 teams in action around the country.

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NEWBY COMES FULL CIRCLE

September 27th 2021

The City of Leeds Basketball programme and Basketball Academy are pleased to announce the return of Matt Newby to their coaching ranks. 


Following two seasons with the Worcester Wolves in the BBL, and winning the 2019/2020 BBL Cup whilst ensuring Worcester outfit returned to winning ways after several tempestuous seasons, he has returned to his home county of Yorkshire following the Worcester franchise’s withdrawing from the professional league. 

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THE COLBF BEGINS ENRICHMENT AT ALLERTON HIGH SCHOOL

September 25th 2021

The COLBF‘s Curriculum Enrichment Programme has begun at Allerton High School, where the whole school will receive basketball delivery in core PE over the academic year.

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COLBC COACHING RANKS BOOSTED BY YOUNG TRIPLE

September 17th 2021

The COLBC coaching ranks will be bolstered by a young cohort of coaches with strong ambitions. Murray Bingham, Jake Shuttlewood and Ryan Weir have all committed to the 2021/22 season and will work both within the community program and the Junior National League set up.

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MESSAM RETURNS TO FOSTER TALENT

September 16th 2021

COLBC are happy to announce the return of Coach Sam Messam, who will be leading our U16 Boys Premier team in their 2021/22 campaign.

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COACH BROWNE IS BACK AND FOCUSED ON DEVLOPMENT

September 16th 2021

COLBC are delighted to announce that Marcus Browne has committed to the programme for the 2021/22 season and will be leading the U16 Boys development team.

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CLUB STRENGTHENS COACHING TEAM WITH THE PROFESSOR

September 15th 2021

City of Leeds Basketball Club are excited to announce that Dr Dave Piggott has committed to the club for the 2021/22 season. He will begin his tenure with our U11 & U12 boys categories this week.

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ALLEN LOOKING AT PROGRAMMES ASCENSION WITH 2021/22 CLASS

September 15th 2021

City Of Leeds Basketball Club are delighted to announce the return of Ben Allen to our coaching team, leading our U12 & U14 girls programmes.

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LAMOND CONTINUES TO SET THE STANDARD

September 14th 2021

City Of Leeds Basketball Club are excited to announce the return of Katie Lamond as Head Coach for the U16 and U18 girls programmes.