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Position: Back Row
Honours: South Africa (52 caps)
Date of birth: 15 June 1985
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Height: 190cm (6' 3")
Weight: 109kg (17st 2lb)
Games11
Minutes played767
Tries1
Points5
Try assists0
Tackles125
Carries87
Metres gained99
Turnovers won12
Turnovers conceded9
Lineouts Won0
Conversions0
Drop goals0
Penalties0
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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Originally from Cape Town, Springbok Francois Louw joined Bath Rugby in 2011. The hard-hitting flanker was an integral component of the Stormers pack in Super Rugby, and has represented Western Province over 60 times.

Highly regarded for his defensive skills, Louw is an influential presence in the back row who can not only create havoc at the breakdown, but is also skillful and quick in attack.

The 6ft 4in, 17st 5lb Louw has made close to over 50 Test appearances for South Africa since his debut against Wales in 2010, scoring eight tries. 

Bath Rugby in numbers 2018/19

23 May 2019

We have crunched the numbers and here are some of the Bath Rugby statistics from the 2018/19 Gallagher Premiership season. Read more 

Louw looking to push on with Bath Rugby

22 March 2019

Fresh from signing a contract extension, Francois Louw believes there’s no better time to be involved with Bath Rugby. Read more 

Cape Town homecoming for Louw against Ireland

9 June 2016

Francois Louw will earn his 44th Springbok cap in Saturday's Test match against Ireland in Cape Town. Read more 

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