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Francois Louw
Position
Flanker 7
Height
190cm
Weight
114kg
Age
35
Francois Louw is the Grandson of former South Africa international Jan Pickard. The flanker plays his club rugby with the Western Province and the Stormers in Super Rugby. Louw made his debut at the Millennium Stadium against Wales in June 2010 and went on to figure in the Tri-Nations. Louw has some try-scoring prowess, memorably touching down in his first Test on home soil, at his home ground Newlands. He will join Bath after the World Cup.
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Rankings

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RPI Score
74
RPI Score
- NC

Flanker 7 rankings

  • World
    #25 / 159
    - NC World
  • International
    #11 / 39
    - NC International
  • The Rugby Championship
    #4 / 9
    - NC The Rugby Championship
  • Rugby World Cup
    #11 / 40
    - NC Rugby World Cup

Statistics

  • Attack
  • Minutes
  • Defence
  • Discipline
  • Average Gain

    1.7m
    Carries
    35
    Metres
    59
  • Minutes Played %

    Minutes
    0
    Games
    5
    Total
    0
  • Tackles Won %

    Attempts
    41
    Successful
    36
    Misses
    5
  • Penalties Conceded

    4
    Total
    4
    Attack
    1
    Defence
    3
  • Attack

    Points
    5
    Tries
    1
    Metres
    59
    Runs
    35
    Defenders Beaten
    2
    Clean Breaks
    0
    Passes
    20
    Try Assists
    5
  • Kicking

    Kicks
    0
    Conversion Goals
    0
    Penalty Goals
    0
  • Defence

    Tackles
    36
    Tackles Missed
    5
    Turnovers Won
    5
    Turnovers Conceded
    3
  • Discipline

    Penalties Conceded
    4
    Yellow Cards
    0
    Red Cards
    0

News

Louw, 35, was part of Rassie Erasmus’ 2019 World Cup-winning squad and he announced his retirement from Test rugby soon after th…

Online Editors
Online Editors
20 Jun, 13:01

The South African back row revealed last week the end of the current Gallagher Premiership season at Bath will herald his retireme…

Online Editors
Online Editors
18 Mar, 8:05

Bath's Springbok flanker has made 134 starts in 140 appearances with the English club and is quitting after playing nine seasons i…

Online Editors
Online Editors
13 Mar, 6:24

Harlequins' head of rugby Paul Gustard praised Joe Marler’s “street-savviness” as the England prop returned to help his club…

Online Editors
Online Editors
23 Nov, 21:17
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