Hans de Goede

Hans de Goede

Position: Lock

Date Of Birth 13/02/1953 (65)
Place Of Birth Amsterdam
Height 193cm / 6' 4"
Weight 100kg / 15st 10lbs

Although born in Amsterdam Hans De Goede spent his early career with James Bay in Victoria, British Columbia. His reputation was first enhanced internationally in 1976 when he was selected for an Overseas International XV to play in match to mark the centenary of Cardiff RFC. Subsequently he joined the club and spent the 1978 - 79 season at the Arms Park, becoming the first Canadian player to spend a complete season with a first class overseas side.

De Goede was member of the Canadian 7s squad (twice as captain) and he won 24 full international caps for Canada. In 1996 he was inducted into the Greater Victoria sports hall of fame and to the British Columbia sports hall of fame in 2003, being called the greatest Canadian rugby player of his generation.

Thyssen De Goede, Hans son, followed his father’s footsteps and represented Canada at rugby whilst daughter Sophie excelled at both basketball and rugby.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1978/1979 30 21 0 9 2 0 0 0 8  
  Total 30 21 0 9 2 0 0 0 8  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1978 Glamorgan Wanderers SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 55 - 13  
  09/09/1978 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 11  
  13/09/1978 Bristol Bears SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 42 - 14  
  16/09/1978 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 76 - 9  
  23/09/1978 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  27/09/1978 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 25  
  30/09/1978 Moseley SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  07/10/1978 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 0  
  14/10/1978 Northampton Saints SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  21/10/1978 New Zealand SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 17  
  25/10/1978 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  28/10/1978 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 12  
  01/11/1978 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  04/11/1978 Maesteg SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 7  
  11/11/1978 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  23/12/1978 Crumlin SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  19/01/1979 Heriot's FP SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 3  
  02/02/1979 Bective Rangers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 6  
  24/02/1979 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  27/02/1979 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  03/03/1979 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 9  
  06/03/1979 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  10/03/1979 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 10  
  16/03/1979 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  21/03/1979 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  24/03/1979 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 10  
  31/03/1979 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 10  
  07/04/1979 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  16/04/1979 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 15  
  27/04/1979 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Canada 24 8 1 15 3 0 0 0 12  
Clubs: - James Bay - Cardiff -
Region: - British Columbia -
Honours: - Canada -

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