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Exeter and District Basketball Association is the umbrella organisation for basketball clubs and leagues in the South West of England and centred on Exeter but including surrounding areas.

Our league involves amateur adult teams from Weymouth to North Devon, Taunton to Torbay and therefore encompasses the counties Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

We currently have three leagues, two men's divisions...and one female division and have been running for more years than can be remembered.

Our main aim is to promote basketball in our area both for the young and old. Our league teams involve players of all ages starting at 14 years.

The 'Exeter League' was formed by Derek Headon in 1960 and comprised initially of several teams just concentrated on the Exeter City area. The league soon became so successful that it was re-named the 'South West' league and encompassed many teams from the areas that the league covers today.
Basketball is the biggest indoor sport in Britain with active participants and the fourth biggest sport overall with 151,500 estimated weekly adult participants. Here in the Exeter and District (although we don’t have a National League team) the number of participants has grown year on year to the highest number (310) since 2003.

Development within basketball is not just in relation to the players, as without officials matches could not take place, incentives to assist with the development of all officials (table, referees and coaches) are in place and opportunities to advance and take courses are available almost every year. The number of coaches within England basketball has increased four-fold in the same period (since 2003) to 2762, referees four-fold to 1645 and table officials eight-fold to 1683. Along with this there are many volunteers, parents and partners that support the Association with hours of time and travel to assist in making the participation of basketball within Exeter and District a worthwhile experience.
Along with the league competition, Cup and Plate competitions take place during the season and the whole season culminates in a Play-Off day. It should be remembered that participation in basketball is not just about the physical side of competing but about the whole social structure linked to clubs.

Latest News

Pacers Remain Unbeaten
Nov 18, 2014, 2:00 pm

NEWTON ABBOT PACERS           51     ISCA BOLTS                                     35


Chargers Unstoppable!!
Nov 11, 2014, 4:00 pm
Qe Crediton Chargers outgunned Exeter College 94-65 to keep their 100% record in the Exeter and District Basketball League. College’s pressing defence nearly unnerved Crediton in the first quarter but their height and experience saw them pull away  52 – 28 after the second quarter.
College’s well coached team made a spirited fight in the second half with  Williams-Clifford and Dionio both scoring 16. For Chargers, th

Huskies Long Journey In Vain
Oct 28, 2014, 9:24 am

NEWTON ABBOT PACERS                    63 WEYMOUTH HUSKIES                          28



Taunton Continue Their Fine Run
Oct 28, 2014, 9:21 am
Taunton Revolution entered their third game of the season with some of the much familiar faces making a appearance, including the first game this season for Marcin Gladys back in the squad.

Ever Tried Walking??
Oct 22, 2014, 2:03 pm


Walking basketball is taking place at Broadmeadow Sports centre every Monday morning, 10-11.00am (followed by tea / coffee) and anyone over the age of 50 is welcome to come and give it a go! You don’t need to have played basketball before so it is a great opportunity to try out a new sport as well as meeting new people.


Coach's Corner

FIBA Coaching Website
Jan 17, 2010, 1:54 am


In preparation for the upcoming season FIBA Eur

Countdown to Christmas!!
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 Game Results
North Devon (90) vs Devon Peelers (50)
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Taunton Revolution (64) vs Exeter College (87)
Sunday, December 14, 2014
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Nomads (81) vs Weymouth Bandits (67)
Sunday, December 14, 2014
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Weymouth Cowboys (40) vs Exmouth Jesters I (71)
Sunday, December 14, 2014
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Broadclyst (40) vs Torbay Tigers (99)
Saturday, December 13, 2014
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 Next Game
Devon Peelers vs Exmouth Jesters II
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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Weymouth Raiders vs Taunton Revolution
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 8:10 pm
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Torbay TOFs vs Exeter College
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 8:15 pm
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Exmouth Jesters I vs Torbay Tigers
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 7:20 pm
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Exeter University III vs North Devon
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 6:15 pm
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