|Date of birth:||24 April 1990|
|Birthplace:||Paarl, South Africa|
|Weight:||83kg (13st 1lb)|
A three-time Currie Cup winner, Louis Schreuder came through the ranks at Western Province and was vice-captain of South Africa Under-20s when he made his senior debut for the Cape Town side in 2010.
He has over 100 Super Rugby caps to his name following spells with The Stormers, Southern Kings and The Sharks.
The South African was capped by the Springboks in 2017, playing against Wales, and has been involved in their matchday squad no less than 19 times.
Schreuder also has experience of playing in Japan and France having spent time with Kubota Spears and Toulon before arriving in the North East of England at Newcastle Falcons.