Development Squad

Roundwood Development Squad started in 2010. It is aimed at girls who are in school Years 10-13. 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.

Members of the Development Squad who are of a suitable ability to compete in a senior ladies league will be invited to trial for a place in our senior teams. Entry into the senior teams is through our trials which happen in the summer and January.


All coaching staff have a Level 2 netball coaching qualification.

Training (August to mid May) is held at Coombe Wood School. We will invite the Development Squad to train on either a Wednesday, or a Thursday from 7pm to 8pm. This will be dependent on what team you have been selected for. Your coach will inform you which night you are invited to train.

Training venue

Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Melville Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY with car park entrance on Coombe Road.

term Dates (2021-2022)

September – 16th December inclusive
6th January through to 25th May
(Please note no training on 14th April 2022)

MatchES & Venues

Members in Year 10 and above can trial for a place in our senior teams. All senior matches are played every Saturday between September and May.  Our home ground is Coombe Wood School.

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.

CNL matches: Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF

Home Regional, Poly and MET matches: Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY



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 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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