Information about HRC (membership) and for touring teams
The Haagsche Rugby Club (HRC), founded in 1932, has abount 800 members. Around 600 of them are youngsters in the age of 4 to 18. In all age groups, we have teams which compete on the highest national level. Many of our teams have won the Dutch championship in their age group during the last couple of years. On the other hand we have youth teams playing on recreational level as well.
Our first XV has always played at the highest level and were crowned Dutch National Rugby Champion 14 times, most recently in 2015. Our 2nd XV, is considered to be the talent team for players who have the ambition to play for the first XV. Our 3rd XV plays at a recreational level. HRC Xtreme is our ladies team. They have the ambition to reach the highest level in The Netherlands.
Planning a trip?
Given the above HRC almost always will be able to form a squad at a level that suits your (touring) team and next to that our clubhouse and facilities more than suited to welcome you. So when planning a tour/trip and interested to visit HRC kindly, contact our respective match secretary by e-mail:
- For Seniors (both men and woman) that is Boudewijn Hoogenraad email@example.com
- For U14 (Cubs), U16 (juniors) and U18 (Colts) that will be Sjoerd Lemm firstname.lastname@example.org
- and for the youngsters (from 4 to 12 years old) contact Ronald Tichelaar at email@example.com
Want to become a member?
The Haagsche Rugby Club offers many things. A thriving social life, the chance to make new and long lasting friendships and feeling part of a real community are just some of the pleasures as well as being part of a great game. Are you over 18 (girls over 16) and want to play rugby for HRC? Becoming a member is simple: PLEASE CLICK HERE AND COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM. The teammanager will contact you to discuss the possibilities.
Do you want your kids to become a member?
Since we have such a huge youth department, we have limited possibilities for kids to join the club. Thus kindly be warned there is quite a waiting list for youth members. However in case you are (still) interested, you are welcome to apply. PLEASE CLICK AND COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM. It might take some time, but the teammanager will contact you if there is a possibility to start.
For the avoidance of doubt: the only way to ensure your application will “land” with the right people is using the form. We this kindly ask you to follow this route and not apply via e-mail to anyone else.