PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Louis-Francois Pickard
SURNAME Louw
HEIGHT 190 cm
WEIGHT 114 Kg
BIRTH DATE 15 June 1985
BIRTH PLACE Cape Town
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Step Brothers
FAVOURITE MUSIC Lydia, Airborn Toxic Event, aKing, Thieve, Die Heuwels Fantasties
FAVOURITE FOOD Anything South African
PRIMARY SCHOOL Bishops Primary
SECONDARY SCHOOL Bishops
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Stellenbosch
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Francois Louw returned to the Springboks in 2012 and made a huge impact from the outset. He made his Test debut against Wales in Cardiff in June 2010, earning recognition for a string of impressive performances for the Stormers during their impressive Vodacom Super Rugby campaign. A natural opensider with a knack for poaching opposition ball, Louw has made most of his impact at the breakdown where his game appears well suited to the new law interpretations. He currently plays for Bath in England and can also be used at blindside flank or No 8.

Position: Flank
Club: Bath (UK), formerly Western Province
Springbok number: 815
Test debut: 5 June, 2010 vs Wales in Cardiff aged 24
Total tests: 52
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 54
Win ratio: 32-20-0

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Flank
PROVINCE Bath, England
TRIES 27
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 135
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 52
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 9 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 5
England 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fiji 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Ireland 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Japan 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 12 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Scotland 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Wales 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2016
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2016
South Africa Rugby World Cup - 2015
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2015
Springboks RWC Warm-up game - 2015
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Springboks Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
2014 Springboks 2014 Springboks - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
DHL Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
Vodacom WP ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
Vodacom Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2007
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Vodacom Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2006
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2006
Investec Western Province ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
HSBC Sevens World Series New Zealand
Saturday, January 28 2017
00:00 - Wales vs Russia
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
00:23 - Scotland vs Canada
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
00:46 - Fiji vs Australia
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
01:09 - South Africa vs Japan
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
01:32 - Kenya vs Argentina
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
01:55 - England vs Papua New Guinea
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
02:19 - USA vs France
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
02:41 - New Zealand vs Samoa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
03:24 - Wales vs Canada
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
03:47 - Scotland vs Russia
Westpac Stadium, Wellington

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