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2013-2014 Honours

Senior Women and Junior Women - National League winners

Senior Women - Scottish Cup winners

Senior Women - National League Playoff winners

Junior Men and Cadette Women - Division 2 League champions

Senior Women and Senior Men - Lothian Cup winners

Senior Women - Lothian League winners

U12 Girls - East & Central RDL winners

U12 Boys - National Challenge winners

View the full list of club honours

Fixtures for 25th and 26th October

This weekend sees a break for our Senior Men's team as they have no fixture this weekend. There are also no Division 2 fixtures on this weekend. The Junior Men and the Cadet Men are on Scottish Cup duty with the Juniors playing St Mirren away and the Cadet Men at home to Glasgow City. With St Mirren undefeated in the league and Glasgow City at the top of the Cadet Men league, these are two tough fixtures so your support would be much appreciated. The Senior Women and Cadet Women are both at Holy Rood on Sunday to play Polonia in the league. Still no fixture for the Junior Women! Our under 12s and under 14s are also in action on Sunday.

The full list of fixtures is :

25th October11:00Cadet Men
(Scottish Cup)
Glasgow CityPortobello HS
11:20Junior Men
(Scottish Cup)
St MirrenLagoon Leisure Centre
26th October09:00-
U14B CoE 1Boroughmuir BlazeBathgate Academy
U14GPerth PhoenixBathgate Academy
U12B CoE 1Boroughmuir BlazeDeans Community HS
U12GStirling KnightsDeans Community HS
U14B CoE 2Stirling KnightsBathgate Academy
U12B CoE 2East Lothian DragonsDeans Community HS
U12B CoE 1Falkirk FuryDeans Community HS
U12GEast Lothian DragonsDeans Community HS
U14B CoE 1East Lothian DragonsBathgate Academy
U14GStirling KnightsBathgate Academy
U12B CoE 2West Lothian WolvesDeans Community HS
U12GWest Lothian WolvesDeans Community HS
U12B CoE 2Stirling KnightsDeans Community HS
U12B CoE 1East Lothian DragonsDeans Community HS
U14B CoE 2Falkirk FuryBathgate Academy
13:00Cadette WomenPolonia PhoenixHoly Rood HS
15:00Senior WomenPolonia PhoenixHoly Rood HS

Regional Development Leagues - 26th October 2014

The next rounds of the Regional Development League take place on Sunday 26th October 2014 at Deans Community High and Bathgate Academy in West Lothian. Our youngsters are involved at Under 12 and Under 14 age groups.

Click for the full list of Regional Development League fixtures.

This link opens the fixtures in a new window and displays all U12s games. Use the tabs at the bottom of the screen to display fixtures for "U14 Boys" or "U14 Girls".

Exciting new programme for our members - Youth Leadership Programme

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Youth Leadership Programme in conjuction with basketballscotland and sportscotland.

This fully funded 2 year programme is aimed at developing the Club leaders of tomorrow to enable us to continue to be one of the top basketball Clubs in Scotland.

This is an outstanding opportunity open to our Club members and pupils of our partner schools (Leith Academy, Portobello High School, Holy Rood High School and Castlebrae Community High School), applicants must be aged between 16 and 23 years old and must be able to commit to the full 2 year programme.

Click here for an electronic version of our leaflet for more details. Paper versions of the leaflet are available on request. There are only 8 places on the programme so don't delay as the closing date is Friday 10th October. Email us at for an application form.


Fixtures 18th and 19th October

FINALLY the Senior Women start their season with a game on Saturday against Edinburgh University at Portobello, make sure you come along to show them your support for their opening game. The Senior Men are also at home on Saturday to Glasgow Rocks as are the Junior Women who are playing a friendly against the Senior Women's Lothian League team. The Cadet Men and Junior Men travel the short distance to The Crags to play Boroughmuir Blaze. One of our Cadet Men's Division 2 teams are Holy Rood as the Caledonia team play Fraserburgh Storm.

The full list of fixtures is :

18th October11:00Junior WomenSenior Women Lothian LeaguePortobello HS
13:00Senior WomenEdinburgh UniversityPortobello HS
13:20Cadet MenBoroughmuir BlazeThe Crags
16:00Senior MenGlasgow RocksPortobello HS
17:20Junior MenBoroughmuir BlazeThe Crags
19th October13:00Cadet Men D2 Caledonia Fraserburgh StormHoly Rood HS

Fixtures for weekend of 11th and 12th October

This weekend may be the school holidays but there are still fixtures for some of our teams. The women's side of the Club get to put their feet up but most of the men's teams are in action. In fact the Senior Men have 2 fixtures over the weekend with their first foray into the Scottish Cup on Friday night in Perth but at least they don't have too far to travel for their league game on Sunday away to Edinburgh University just down the road at St Leonard's.

The full list of fixtures is :

10th October
Scottish Cup
19:45Senior MenPerth PhoenixPerth Academy
11th October11:00Cadet MenGlasgow RensPortobello HS
13:00Junior MenGlasgow RensPortobello HS
12th October13:00Cadet Men D2 ThistleSL ColliersHoly Rood HS
14:50Junior Men D2Glasgow RensHoly Rood HS
15:20Senior MenEdinburgh UniversitySt Leonard's

This weekend's fixtures 4th and 5th October

This weekend sees away games for most of our teams, with the exception being the Cadette Women who play SWL at Portobello in a rearranged fixture on Saturday and the Cadet Men D2 Caledonia team who play West Lothian Wolves at Holy Rood on Sunday.

The full list of fixtures is :

4th October11:20Cadet MenTaysideGrove Academy
4th October12:45Cadet Men D2 ThistlePerthPerth Academy
4th October13:00Cadette Women D2SWLPortobello HS
4th October13:00Junior Men D2Glasgow CitySt Andrew's RC HS
4th October13:20Junior MenTaysideGrove Academy
5th October10:00Cadette Women D2Ayr StormGrangemouth SC
5th October13:00Cadet Men D2 CaledoniaWest LothianHoly Rood HS
5th October14:00Senior MenFalkirkMariner SC

First Super Saturday of the season!

The first Super Saturday of season 2014/15 is almost upon us, with Portobello High School the place to be for some exciting basketball! Whilst our Senior Men have their 3rd home game in a row, it is the first home game for our Cadet Men, Cadette Women, Junior Women and Junior Men, so lets get a big crowd out to welcome them onto the court! The Tuck Shop will be open for business and the merchandise will be available to order from the Tuck Shop. You can also purchase 200 Club numbers from the Tuck Shop.

In a busy weekend for the Club, on Sunday our Under 14 boys and girls get off the mark in their Regional Development League games and our Cadet Men and Junior Men have their second game in the National League Divsion 2.

Good luck to everyone in your games and if you can't make it along to any of the games, keep an eye on Facebook for all the score updates.

The full list of fixtures is :

Saturday 27th September (all at Portobello HS)

  • 11am Cadette Women v East Lothian Dragons
  • 1pm Junior Women v Senior Women Lothian League (a friendly to replace the fixture against Grampian who have withdrawn from the league)
  • 3pm Junior Men v Troon
  • 5pm Cadet Men v Troon
  • 7pm Senior Men v Troon

Sunday 28th September

  • 9:15-10:15 U14 girls v Boroughmuir Blaze, Wallace High School
  • 10:45-11:45 U14 boys 2 v Boroughmuir Blaze 1, Stirling High School
  • 12:15-13:15 U14 girls v Falkirk Fury, Wallace High School
  • 12:20pm Cadet Men (Thistle) v Stirling Knights, The Peak, Stirling
  • 13:45-14:45 U14 boys 2 v East Lothian Dragons, Stirling High School
  • 14:15 Junior Men Division 2 v Stirling Knights, The Peak, Stirling
  • 15:45-16:45 U14 boys 1 v Boroughmuir Blaze 2, Stirling High School
  • 17:15- 18:15 U14 boys 1 v Stirling Knights B, Stirling High School


Our very own BFG

The Club had an unusual request that led to a great day out for one of our Senior players. We were contacted by Prospect Bank School in Edinburgh which is for children with complex additional support needs.

They have been studying Jack and the Beanstalk and wondered if we could organise a player visit to prove that "not all tall people want to grind their bones"! We sent our friendliest and tallest player Simon Flockhart along to meet them and you can see the results here on the school blog.

The kids seemed to have loved Simon's visit almost as much as he enjoyed going!

First round of the Regional Development League 28th September

Our Under 14 boys and girls start their RDL campaign on Sunday 28th September and as only the first meeting of teams in the league counts towards the league (all other times the teams play each other they are counted as friendlies), they need to get off to a strong start. We are waiting confirmation that the league will definitely proceed in this way. The games are in Stirling this weekend and are as follows :

U14 girls at Wallace High School

  • 9:15-10:15 v Boroughmuir Blaze
  • 12:15-13:15 v Falkirk Fury

U14 boys at Stirling High School

  • 10:45-11:45 City of Edinburgh 2 v Boroughmuir Blaze 1
  • 13:45-14:45 City of Edinburgh 2 v East Lothian Dragons
  • 16:45-17:45 City of Edinburgh 1 v Stirling Knights B
  • 18:45-19:45 City of Edinburgh 1 v Edinburgh Lions

Good luck to all our teams!

New Merchandise Range 2014/15

The club has released a new range of merchandise that will be on offer for season 2014/15. See the new range and get your order form now.

If you have any merchandise queries then please contact our equipment manager Liz Simpson.