Development Squad

Roundwood Development Squad started in 2010. It is aimed at girls who are aged between 14-18 years. The session is designed to enable players from our junior section to move up to senior level netball and play among peers rather than the older seniors. Any girl who is aged 14 and over is eligible to compete in the senior leagues.

All members of Development Squad are expected to commit to playing for one of our senior teams upon turning 14. Entry into the senior teams is through our trials which happen in the summer and January.


All coaching staff for Seniors have a Level 2 netball coaching qualification.

Winter training (August to mid May) is on a Wednesday night from 7.30pm to 8.20pm at Croydon High School and then Coombe Wood School from 24th June 2021. We will invite the Development Squad D-E Squads to train on a Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm, and our Development Squad (Year 9-13) on a Thursday from 7pm to 8pm. Your coach will tell you what night you are invited to train.

Training venues

Croydon High School, Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, CR2 8YB

RNC is moving to Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY in June 2021

term Dates (2020-2021)

TBC September – TBC December inclusive
TBC January – TBC May inclusive
(Please note no training on TBC)

MatchES & Venues

Once aged 14, players can trial for a place in our senior teams. All senior matches are played every Saturday between September and May. Our home ground is Shirley High School for CNL B-E team games, and Coombe Wood School for all A team games and for the MET B-E team games.

At the start of every season members receive a fixture list detailing all fixture times and venues. Games can be scheduled to start anytime between 9.30am and 2pm. Players are expected to be available every week.

Dates for the Croydon Junior League 2021-22 season are: TBC

Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF

Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY in June 2021  


Roundwood’s training fee is £21 pcm payable by compulsory payment plan via Once players are selected and playing in a senior team the fee is £31 pcm.

A compulsory membership fee is paid directly to England Netball by each individual player online.

England Netball Membership

All players joining Roundwood Netball Club must became a member of England Netball. The annual fee is paid directly to England Netball online by each individual player.  Existing members are expected to renew their annual membership in August.


For more information on membership fees, please visit the England Netball website.


Those selected for a senior team must wear a club dress (or top/skort combo) for matches. Kit is an additional cost to the monthly fees and can be purchased here. For full details on kit guidelines, please see here.


Code of Conduct, Child Protection, Safeguarding/Social Media, Use of Photographic/video images and Data Protection

As a Silver CAPS netball club, Roundwood adheres to all the above policies as outlined by England Netball.  We have adopted these for our club.

Entry into Development Squad is subject to spaces available and success in gaining a place through club trials. (See dates on website). Existing junior club members will automatically receive a place in Development Squad when the coaching staff feel they are ready to move up and should the player wish to continue their membership at the club.

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