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National League Basketball at Team Gloster Jets

We are seeking new recruits for our Senior Menís team competing in Division 4 South West of the England Basketball League. We welcome any local players who are keen to step up to national competition. We will again have a predominantly young team, and we are looking for players who will enjoy an all-court, fast-paced style of play with high defensive intensity. The season runs from late September to March, with around 24 games, but we will be training over the summer (on Thursdays at Cirencester Deer Park School 7-9 pm). Home games and most away games will be on Saturdays, with the very occasional Sunday.

Players who play for other clubs in the GBBA or other leagues are very welcome, provided they can make the training and match dates. Please note that the Jets team in the GBBA competition is run totally separately, as an extra informal playing opportunity for those players who wish it. There is no particular expectation that EBL players will take part, and no advantage in doing so, in terms of selection for the EBL team.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend training on Thursday 20 May, or to have an informal discussion beforehand.

For young players we are running EBL teams in the following age groups (as at 1 September 2010), with training running from now on at Deer Park:

  • U18 boys: Thursdays 6-8
  • U16 boys: Wednesdays 7-9
  • U14 girls: Wednesdays 6-7.30
  • U14 boys: Fridays 7-9

We are particularly keen to see new members (boys and girls) in the two U14 groups: experience is not essential, just a lot of effort and the willingness to learn quickly!

For more details, please go to or contact or call Paul Christensen on 01452 611320.

Paul Christensen
Team Gloster Jets

Annual General Meeting

The AGM of the Gloucestershire Basketball League will be held on Tuesday 25 May at 19:15 at Tewkesbury Rugby Club, Gander Lane, Tewkesbury. GL20 5PG

All teams in current membership of the League are required to send a voting representative. There is a £25 fine for any team failing to do so. Please note that it is not permissible to attend/vote on behalf of more than one team.

Proposals for changes to the rules and constitution, and proposed items for the agenda must be received by Paul Christensen 14 days in advance, i.e. by 11 May.


  1. Attendance and apologies
  2. Adoption of the reports of the Chair, Secretary, League Administrator and Treasurer.
  3. Election of Officers
  4. Competition structure 2010/2011 Season
  5. Disciplinary Code
  6. Changes to Constitution and Rules
  7. Basketball Development
  8. Any Other Business

Refreshments will be provided and there will be a cash bar as usual.

Team List

Cheltenham Eagles
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Gloucester Knights
Gloucester Old Spots
Malvern Mavericks
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Stroud Sharks
UoG Raiders
Worcester Bears
Worcester Cyclones