PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Francois
SURNAME Hougaard
HEIGHT 179 cm
WEIGHT 91 Kg
BIRTH DATE 06 April 1988
BIRTH PLACE Paarl
MARITIAL STATUS Single
PRIMARY SCHOOL Robertson
SECONDARY SCHOOL Paul Roos Gymnasium, Stellenbosch
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Francois Hougaard was named man-of-the-match in his first start at scrumhalf for the Boks, against the All Blacks in Soweto in 2010. This skilful and nuggety player, who has played some great rugby at wing for the Boks, was schooled at the famous Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch, but later moved to Pretoria, where he’s been part of Absa Currie Cup and Vodacom Super Rugby winning teams with the Vodacom Bulls. Hougie's try against the All Blacks at Ellis Park in October 2014 was named the World Try of the Year by the International Rugby Players' Association.

Position: Scrumhalf (21) Wing (14)
Province: Blue Bulls, previously Western Province
Springbok number: 807
Test debut: 21 November 2009 vs Italy in Udine, aged 21
Total tests : 35
Tour matches: 3
Total Springbok matches: 38
Win ratio : 21-12-2
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2011).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Scrumhalf, Wing
PROVINCE Blue Bulls
TRIES 53
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 265
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 35
TRIES 5
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 25
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 8 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
England 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Fiji 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Namibia 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
New Zealand 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 5
Samoa 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series England - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series France - 2016
South Afriica HSBC Sevens World Series Australia - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series New Zealand - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series South Africa - 2015
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series Dubai - 2015
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2015
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2014
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2014
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
2014 Springboks 2014 Springboks - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Springboks Outgoing Tours - 2010
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2009
Blue Bulls ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2009
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2009
Southern Kings British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2009
Bulls MTN test - 2009
Vodacom Blue Bulls u21 ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2008
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa IRB Junior World Championship - 2008
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2008
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
Vodacom WP U/21 ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2007
Vodacom WP U/19 ABSA Under 19 Competition - 2007
Vodacom WP Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2007
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa IRB Under 19 World Championship - 2007
Investec Western Province U18 Academy Week - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Currie Cup Under 20 Competition
Friday, June 03 2016
15:30 - SWD U/20 vs Griquas U/20
NMMU Saasveld, George
16:00 - Border U/20 vs Boland U/20
BCM Stadium, East London
Currie Cup Qualifying
19:00 - EP Kings vs Cell C Sharks XV
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
Saturday, June 04 2016
15:00 - Steval Pumas vs Xerox Golden Lions XV
KaNyamazane
15:00 - Down Touch Griffons vs Vodacom Blue Bulls
HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, Welkom
Currie Cup Under 20 Competition
15:00 - Pumas U/20 vs Griffons U/20
Witbank Stadium
15:00 - Limpopo U/20 vs Valke U/20
Old Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane
Currie Cup Qualifying
17:05 - Griquas vs Toyota FS XV
Griqua Park, Kimberley
19:10 - Leopards vs DHL Western Province
Profert Olen Park, Potchefstroom
World Rugby U20 Championship
Tuesday, June 07 2016
16:15 - South Africa U20 vs Japan U20
Manchester City Academy Stadium, Manchester

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