READING Rockets begin their National Trophy campaign when they travel to the Uxbridge College Sports Campus to take on Thames Valley Cavaliers on Sunday (5pm).

Rockets have made several changes to their roster ahead of the new season, with Alan Keane replacing Manuel Pena Garces as head coach and new signings including US stars Trae Pemberton and AJ Carr, as well as Irishmen Adrian and Ronan O’Sullivan.

Danny Carter continues as captain of Rockets, who begin their NBL Division One campaign at home to Derby Trailblazers on the following Saturday, October 6.