Netherlands national rugby union team

Netherlands national rugby union team
Netherlands
Nrb logo2.png
Union Dutch Rugby Union
Coach(es) Netherlands Hugues Dispas
Captain(s) Allard Jonkers
Team kit
Change kit
First international
Netherlands Netherlands 0 - 6 Belgium Belgium
(July 1, 1930)
Largest win
Netherlands Netherlands 62 - 0 Denmark Denmark
(October 6, 1973)
Largest defeat
England England 110 - 0 Netherlands Netherlands
(November 14, 1998)

The Netherlands national rugby union team are a national sporting side of the Netherlands, representing them at rugby union. The side first played in 1930.

History

The Netherlands played their first game in 1930, against Belgium on July 1, which Belgium won 6-0. The Netherlands played Belgium and Germany as well as Romania.

During the 1940s they played regularly against Belgium and Germany. The 1960s saw the side play West Germany regularly as well as other fixtures including matches against Poland, Sweden, Spain and Czechoslovakia.

The 1970s saw fixtures played against teams including Italy. They won a number of games from 1984 through to 1987. Currently the team plays in the 2010-12 European Nations Cup First Division B

Since the introduction of the Rugby World Cup, the Netherlands has yet to qualify for the finals tournament.

Current Team

Backs
Player
Position Club
Jeroen Schippers Scrum-half RC Etten-Leur Netherlands
Roger Scheffer Scrum-half LRC Diok Netherlands
Fedde Lingsma Fly-half RC Hilversum Netherlands
Peter Te Kluve Fly-half Utrecht RC Netherlands
Richard Van de Broek Centre LRC Diok Netherlands
Jordy Bonhof Centre LRC Diok Netherlands
Sep Visser Centre Edinburgh Scotland
Floris van de Ruit Centre RC 't Gooi Netherlands
Jay-Jay Boske Wing RC Hilversum Netherlands
Titus Klumper Wing LRC Diok Netherlands
Tim Visser Wing Edinburgh Scotland
Bart Viguurs Fullback RC The Dukes Netherlands
Forwards
Player
Position Club
Costin Buburuzan Hooker RC The Dukes Netherlands
Allard Jonkers Prop RC 't Gooi Netherlands
Rob Rijnholt Prop RC Hilversum Netherlands
Miquel van der Cruijsen Prop RC The Dukes Netherlands
Giorgi Tskitishvili Prop Lille Métropole Rugby France
Koen Buseman Lock Haagse RC Netherlands
Boudewijn de Rouw Lock RC The Dukes Netherlands
Robert Van Trigt Lock RC Hilversum Netherlands
Henry Eikemans Flanker RC The Dukes Netherlands
Tjebbe Jehee Flanker LRC Diok Netherlands
Bobby Teijsse Flanker Amsterdam AC Netherlands
Gerard Viguurs Flanker RC The Dukes Netherlands
Agustin Garello Flanker RC 't Gooi Netherlands
Jason Knox Number eight RC 't Gooi Netherlands
Stefan Vos Number eight RC The Dukes Netherlands

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