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: 43
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 45
Win ratio: 28-15-0

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Flank
PROVINCE Bath, England
TRIES 27
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 135
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 43
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 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 7 3 0 4 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 1 1 0 0 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 10 0 0 10 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 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
     
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, May 06 2016
09:35 - Crusaders vs Reds
AMI Stadium, Addington, Christchurch
11:45 - Brumbies vs Vodacom Bulls
GIO Stadium, Canberra
Provincial Cup
15:00 - Down Touch Griffons vs SWD
HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, Welkom
Vodacom Super Rugby
Saturday, May 07 2016
07:15 - Sunwolves vs Force
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo
09:35 - Chiefs vs Highlanders
FMG Stadium, Hamilton
11:45 - Waratahs vs Toyota Cheetahs
Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Provincial Cup
14:15 - EP Kings vs Vodacom Blue Bulls
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
14:30 - Leopards vs Boland
Profert Olen Park, Potchefstroom
Vodacom Super Rugby
15:00 - Cell C Sharks vs Hurricanes
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Provincial Cup
15:00 - Xerox Golden Lions XV vs Toyota FS XV
Diggers Rugby Club, Randburg

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