Veteran flanker Francois Louw has hailed the leadership culture taking shape in the Springbok camp, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.
What assistant coach Matt Proudfoot and loose forward Francois Louw had to say ahead of the Springboks’ Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.
Francois Louw is excited by the prospect of resuming his back-row partnership with fellow flanker Siya Kolisi when the Boks host Argentina this Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Durban.
A serious knee injury will sideline Springbok and Bath flanker Francois Louw for three months. Louw tore medial ligaments in the defeat to the Sale Sharks on 23 December, and while he is set to be out of action for an extended period, the good news is that he won’t require an operation. ‘We’re looking at three months, so that’s on… Read more →
Francois Louw was named Man of the Match after Bath’s 26-21 win against Toulon, while there were also European Champions Cup victories for Ulster, Montpellier, the Scarlets, Racing 92 and Leinster. Bath outscored their opponents by three tries to two at The Rec on Saturday, with loosehead prop Beno Obano and Anthony Watson (two) crossing the line. But it was flanker Louw… Read more →
Bath have granted Taulupe Faletau permission to play for Wales against the Springboks in Cardiff on Saturday.
SA Rugby won’t push for the release of Francois Louw despite reports that Wales are looking to secure Taulupe Faletau’s release from the same English club. JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff reports.
What we learned from the third week of end-of-year Test matches, according to CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks are determined to send Duane Vermeulen, Francois Louw, Franco Mostert and Elton Jantjies off with a convincing victory against Italy. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Wilco Louw believes his early introduction to northern-hemisphere scrummaging conditions will aid his development as a Test tighthead, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padua.