Player

Hans de Goede - Lock

Hans de Goede
Height193
Weight100
Date Of Birth13/02/1953
Place Of BirthAmsterdam
ClubsJames Bay, Cardiff
RegionsBritish Columbia
HonoursCanada
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.
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
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3