RGC to host Grampian Rosebowl Netball Tournament

We are delighted to host the upcoming Rosebowl Netball Tournament at Robert Gordon’s College Countesswells Sports Field, strengthening RGC’s collaboration with communities and schools throughout the North East and highlighting our ever growing commitment and support to the netball community.

Lauren Axten, Grampian Rosebowl Netball Coordinator and Chair of Aberdeen Schools Netball Association, commented: The Grampian Rosebowl Netball Tournament is a great tradition in North East Netball for generations of netballers across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.We are delighted to be reinstating this highly anticipated event at Countesswells Sports Field. 

Marie Clark, Netball Scotland Development Officer, said: “The Rosebowl holds fond memories for many netballers who have attended school in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire and I am delighted to support Robert Gordon's College in the reinstatement of this event. I look forward to seeing our young netballers in action and showcasing the high standard of netball that the youth of Aberdeen has to offer.

Nicola Stephen, Teacher in charge of Netball, added: This terrific event showcases the popularity of netball across the North East. We are delighted to have the privilege of hosting this tournament, as here at RGC we want to continue to support the wider netball community and look forward to welcoming as many pupils as possible to come and play. 

Robert Gordon’s College has seen significant growth in its netball programme which enables young people from as early as Primary 4 and of all abilities to participate from beginner to performance level. RGC’s netball programme provides dedicated coaching from Monday through to Saturday for Junior and Senior pupils and enables them to develop a passion for the game throughout their years at school and beyond. The College has a strong history of supporting the development of young netball players from playing on the school court to representing their country and pursuing a professional career.

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