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.
Francois Louw returned to the Springboks in a time of need, and has added leadership and experience to a team in transition, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The balance of the back row and that of the halfback pairing will be key when the Springboks tackle a more settled and intelligent Ireland side on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Dublin.
Springbok flank Francois Louw is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week for just R29.90.
Francois Louw has been cited for allegedly making contact with the eye area of Marco Fuser. The Italian has been cited for allegedly biting Louw in the same incident, which took place in the 77th minute of Bath’s European Champions Cup match against Treviso. The RFU disciplinary hearing will take place in London on Wednesday night. If found guilty, Louw would receive a… Read more →
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is set to recall veteran flanker Francois Louw ahead of the home Tests against Australia and New Zealand. The Boks are already without loose forwards Warren Whiteley and Duane Vermeulen. Jaco Kriel sustained a shoulder injury in the recent match against Australia and missed the clash against New Zealand as a result. Coetzee may need to… Read more →