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 (24) Wing (18)
Province: Blue Bulls, previously Western Province
Springbok number: 807
Test debut: 21 November 2009 vs Italy in Udine, aged 21
Total tests : 42
Tour matches: 3
Total Springbok matches: 45
Win ratio : 25-15-2
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2011).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Scrumhalf, Wing
PROVINCE Worcester (England)
TRIES 53
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 265
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 42
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 10 4 0 6 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
France 3 0 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 8 2 0 6 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 The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2017
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2017
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2016
South Africa Olympic Sevens Rio - 2016
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
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 26 2017
21:40 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 09 2017
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
NIB Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 16 2017
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
QBE Stadium, Albany, North Harbour
Saturday, September 30 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Saturday, October 07 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 11 2017
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 18 2017
00:00 - France vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 25 2017
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, December 02 2017
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Principality Stadium, Cardiff

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