Louw called up to South Africa squad

3 June 2013

Congratulations to Bath Rugby flanker Francois Louw, who has been added to the South Africa squad preparing to take part in the Castle Lager Incoming Series later this month.

The 34-man Springbok squad will compete against Italy, Samoa and Scotland in the tournament.

DHL Western Province midfielder Jean de Villiers, the most experienced member of the squad with 84 Test caps, retains the captaincy.

The Springbok squad will assemble in Durban on Sunday. The first Test of the Castle Later Incoming Series is next Saturday at Growthpoint Kings Park against Italy, kick-off 16.15 BST.

South Africa Squad

Lourens Adriaanse, Willem Alberts, Gio Aplon, Bjorn Basson, Arno Botha, Marcell Coetzee, Juan de Jongh, Jean de Villiers (captain), Bismarck du Plessis, Jannie du Plessis, Pieter-Steph du Toit, JJ Engelbrecht, Eben Etzebeth, Bryan Habana, Francois Hougaard, Zane Kirchner, Siya Kolisi, Juandré Kruger, Pieter Labuschagne, Pat Lambie, Willie le Roux, Francois Louw, Tendai Mtawarira, Lwazi Mvovo, Trevor Nyakane, Coenie Oosthuizen, Ruan Pienaar, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Jan Serfontein, Pierre Spies, Morné Steyn, Adriaan Strauss, Flip van der Merwe, Jano Vermaak

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