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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 Plymouth and therefore encompasses the counties Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

We currently have four leagues, three 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.

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

Photography and Video Guidance for all BE Clubs
Aug 26, 2017, 10:32 am

Photography and Video Guidance for All BE Clubs


In February 2017, The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) updated their guidance on photography and videography regarding


Week 24 Update
Mar 19, 2017, 8:51 pm

Week 24 Update

Ladies Division
Marjons 41 Devon Peelers 33
Devon Peelers 28 Newton Abbot Pacers 57
Weymouth Huskies 15 Exeter Eagles 78
Plymouth Uni 9 Plymouth Raiders 119

Men's Division I
Exmouth Knights 88 Exeter College 72

Men's Division II
Exmouth Jesters 68 Bridport Evolution 60


Week 23 Update
Mar 12, 2017, 10:32 am

Week 23 Results:

Ladies Division:
With both Pacers and Raiders losing, Pacers are still in the driving seat but now Exeter University I have joined the party at the top of the table!

Newton Abbot Pacers 37 Exeter Eagles 55
Plymouth Raiders 48 Exeter University I 56
Plymouth Uni 16 Exeter University II 42

Division I
Exeter University I split their team and


Week 22 Update
Mar 5, 2017, 10:22 am

Week 22 Results
Ladies Division:
Exeter University I 95 Weymouth Huskies 18
Devon Peelers 36 Plymouth Raiders 66

Men's Division I
Exeter University I 82 Exmouth Knights 55
Exmouth Knights 88 Torbay Tigers 79
Exeter University I 73 Exeter College 45

Inter Division 2/3
Tiverton Titans 52 Bridport Evolution 109


Week 21 Update
Feb 26, 2017, 9:36 am

Week 21 Update

With about a month left of the regular season things are hotting up and the league positions tightening.

Ladies Division:
Marjons 35 Exeter University II 50
Exeter University II 36 Devon Peelers 50
Plymouth Raiders 91 Marjons 21
Plymouth Uni 11 Exeter Eagles 84

Men's Division I:
Exmouth Knights 56


Coach's Corner

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Jan 17, 2010, 1:54 am


In preparation for the upcoming season FIBA Eur

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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:15 pm
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North Devon vs QE Crediton Chargers
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Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 7:00 pm
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