HGC (field hockey)


H.O.C. Gazellen-Combinatie, also known as HGC, is a Dutch field hockey club located in Wassenaar, South Holland on the border of The Hague. The club was founded on 22 September 1906.[2]

HGC
Full nameHOC Gazellen Combinatie
Nickname(s)De Gazellen (The Gazelles)
Founded22 September 1906; 114 years ago (1906-09-22)
Home groundDe Roggewoning, Wassenaar
Members1233 [1]
LeagueMen's Hoofdklasse
Women's Hoofdklasse
2020–21Men: 6th
Women: 11th
WebsiteClub website
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The first teams (men and women) competed for many years on the highest level of the Dutch field hockey league, in the "Hoofdklasse". In 1995/'96 both the men's and the women's first team won the national championship. The men's 1st XI also competed in the Euro Hockey League.

HGC has produced a number of internationals for the Dutch national teams as well as attracting a number of internationals from other countries.

Honours


Men

Hoofdklasse

  • Winners (2): 1989–90, 1995–96
  • Runners-up (10): 1970–71, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1990–91, 1992–93, 2006–07, 2009–10

Euro Hockey League

European Cup

  • Winners (1): 1997

Cup Winners' Cup

  • Winners (2): 1992, 1993
  • Runners-up (1): 1994

Hoofdklasse Indoor

  • Winners (4): 1985–86, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1997–98

Women

Hoofdklasse

  • Winners (8): 1981–82, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1996–97
  • Runners-up (6): 1982–83, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1994–95

KNHB Cup

  • Winners (1): 1996

European Cup

  • Winners (7): 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1994
  • Runners-up (1): 1997

Cup Winners' Cup

  • Winners (1): 1993

Hoofdklasse Indoor

  • Winners (6): 1981–82, 1983–84, 1985–86, 1986–87, 2002–03, 2003–04

Players


Current squad

Men's squad

Head coach: Paul van Ass

As of 4 September 2020[3]
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 DF  NED Floris van der Linden
2 MF  IND Devinder Walmiki
4 FW  NED Luuk van Duren
5 DF  NED Lars Heerink
6 DF  NED Vincent Langenhuijsen
7 FW  ARG Maico Casella
8 MF  NED Floris van der Kroon
9 MF  NED Seve van Ass (Captain)
10 MF  NED Steijn van Heijningen
11 MF  ARG Agustín Bugallo
No. Pos. Nation Player
12 MF  NED Pelle Vos
14 DF  ESP Marc Serrahima
15 DF  NED Thijmen Piket
16 GK  NED Hidde van Hoek
17  NED Douwe Vis
18 DF  AUS Nicholas Budgeon
19 FW  JPN Kenta Tanaka
20 MF  NED Karst Timmer
22 GK  NED Sam van der Ven
Women's squad

Head coach: Robbert-Jan de Vos

As of 4 September 2020[3]
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK  NED Anke van Goudoever
2 GK  NED Ingeborg Dijkstra
4  NED Anne Eijsbouts
5 FW  ARG Stefania Antoniazzi Brondino
6  NED Lisa Lejeune
7  NED Féline Engelkes
8  NED Isis van Loon
9 FW  ARG Milagros Fernández Ladra
10  NED Lisa Harteveld (Captain)
11  NED Sophie Schlatmann
12 FW  RSA Dirkie Chamberlain
No. Pos. Nation Player
13  NED Zoe Hessels
14  NED Julie Sytsema
15  NED Amy van den Bosch
16  NED Karlijn Scheepens
17  NED Frederique Haverhals
18  NED Femke Delissen
19  NED Kiki de Bruijne
20  NED Esmée Kras
21  NED Laura Barden
22 DF  NED Loes Stijntjes
23  SCO Heather McEwan

Notable players

Men's internationals
 Netherlands
 England/ Great Britain
 Spain
 Argentina
 Canada
 Ireland
 New Zealand
 Belgium
 Japan
Women's internationals
 Netherlands
 Ireland

References


  1. "HGC". www.knhb.nl (in Dutch). Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond. 31 October 2019.
  2. "HGC official website site". Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  3. "Spelerslijst Hoofdklasse Dames en Tulp Hoofdklasse Heren (veldhockey) 2020-2021" (PDF). hockey.nl (in Dutch). 4 September 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2020.