Louw won't miss Bok Tests

2014-04-04 14:25

Flank Francois Louw is expected to be available for the Springbok Tests in June despite an ankle injury.

Meyer: Louw should be fine

2013-11-18 09:04

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says flank Francois Louw’s injury is unlikely to be as serious as initially feared.


Francois Louw's punch

2013-11-11 08:54

Watch Springbok Francois Louw's yellow card for foul play against Wales' Richard Hibbard.

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Gray gives Boks inside track

2013-11-05 19:00

Richie Gray’s knowledge of rugby as it is played in the UK will be a massive help to the Springboks on their European tour.

Argentine cited for 'eye gouge'

2013-08-25 13:04

Argentina flank Pablo Matera has been cited for alleged foul play during their Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks.

Louw extends Bath stay

2013-08-10 16:08

Springbok flank Francois Louw has extended his stay in England by signing with Premiership outfit Bath.

Louw growing in stature

2013-06-19 21:30

Flanker Francois Louw's skill as a ‘ball terrier’ has made him a prominent member of the Springbok side since he was recalled.

Louw released to get married

2013-06-12 08:00

Springbok flank Francois Louw has been released from the national squad in preparation for his wedding day.

Louw cleared of punching

2012-12-05 10:26

Springbok and Bath star flank Francois Louw has been cleared on a punching charge by a Rugby Football Union disciplinary hearing.

Bok flank 'Flo' in hot water

2012-12-04 16:57

Springbok flank Francois 'Flo' Louw could face suspension after he was sent off for punching in an English Premiership game.

Flo lights Bok fire again

2012-11-11 10:05

Francois Louw in the pack and Ruan Pienaar behind it have topped our Springbok performance card in the hard-earned win over Ireland.

Jean, Louw boost for Boks

2012-11-06 21:02

Skipper Jean de Villiers and flank Francois Louw are likely to start for the Springboks in their Test against Ireland in Dublin.

Reborn Boks: How they rated

2012-09-29 22:27

Bryan Habana and Francois Louw were the standout players in a refreshingly high-paced Bok demolition of the Wallabies.

Flip, Louw to start for Boks

2012-09-12 07:03

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to face the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship in Dunedin on Saturday.

Flo primed to boost Boks

2012-09-03 11:36

Flanker Francois Louw playing a full part in Bath’s Premiership season-opener on Saturday is a fillip for the Springboks.

Stormers continue loosie hunt

2012-05-08 07:47

Allister Coetzee says he is still looking for an experienced loose forward after negotiations with Francois Louw failed.

Stormers hunting Bok flank

2012-05-02 22:44

The Stormers are eager to regain the services of Springbok flank Francois Louw after an injury crisis at loose forward.

Flo in for Muller against Fiji

2011-09-16 06:53

South Africa's lock crisis has been compounded as Francois Louw takes injured lock Johann Muller's place on the bench against Fiji.

Louw: I am absolutely stoked

2011-08-25 08:00

Francois Louw, the surprise inclusion in the Bok team, says he was pleasantly surprised after being included in the team for the RWC.

Louw in from the cold for RWC?

2011-08-22 16:15

Flank Francois Louw could be a surprise inclusion in the Springboks' Rugby World Cup squad to be named this week.

'Fresh' Flo braced for Sharks

2011-04-27 15:16

Stormers' Francois Louw will be among those in the home pack tasked with fighting fire with fire against the Sharks at Newlands.

Louw out to impress critics

2011-03-24 22:16

Stormers flank, Francois Louw is setting his sights on making the Springbok side again after missing out at the end of last year.

Bath targeting Louw?

2011-01-13 22:16

If rumours are to be believed, Stormers forward Francois Louw may be playing his next match in the Northern hemisphere.

WP thump Leopards

2010-09-11 18:57

A four-try, first-half, scoring spree paved the way for an overwhelming win for Western Province over the Leopards at Newlands.

Div to field true fetcher?

2010-08-24 10:48

Are the Springboks set to restore Francois Louw to the starting line-up to tackle the Wallabies on Saturday?


Louw cleared of serious injury

2013-11-19 14:08

Springbok flank Francois Louw has been cleared of serious injury and is expected to start against France in Paris on Saturday.

Flo: ‘2nd honeymoon’ unlikely

2013-11-13 15:00

Francois Louw is one of the less likely senior Boks to get a break against Scotland at Murrayfield, suggests Rob Houwing.

Bath move was right - Louw

2013-11-07 07:46

Barn-storming Springbok flank Francois Louw says his move to Bath has been a massive learning curve in the prime of his career.

Louw primed for Wallaby attack

2013-09-05 09:39

Springbok flank Francois Louw expects the Wallabies to “keep us running” the whole day, but has a plan of his own...

Pumas wary of Louw factor

2013-08-14 14:00

Argentina believe flank Francois Louw will be the danger man in their Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks at FNB Stadium.

Fans lose patience with Spies

2013-06-24 12:05

Sport24 readers believe it is time to look at other Bok options at No 8 after a series of poor performances from Pierre Spies.

Louw or Strauss to lead Boks?

2013-06-18 13:00

Adriaan Strauss and Francois Louw appear to be the frontrunners to lead the Springboks if Jean de Villiers fails to recover from injury.

Bok trio crack Baa-Baas nod

2013-05-07 12:00

Three former Springboks have been named in the Barbarians squad to take on the British and Irish Lions team at Twickenham.


Francois Louw elbow

2012-12-05 09:42

Francois Louw was cited and cleared of foul play in the game between Bath and Leicester. see video.

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Boks expect onslaught - Louw

2012-11-22 19:20

Springbok flanker Francois Louw says they know England will come hard at them in their Test match at Twickenham.

Louw set to reject SA offers

2012-11-09 10:19

Loose forward Francois Louw is poised to turn down suitors from South Africa and opt to continue his career at English club Bath.

How Flo changed Meyer’s mind

2012-10-31 22:14

Francois Louw’s good effect on the 2012 Bok squad has helped convince coach Heyneke Meyer of the value of overseas players.

Louw ready for McCaw battle

2012-09-12 12:16

Springbok flank Francois Louw is aware of the challenge he will face from New Zealand skipper Richie McCaw in Dunedin.

Louw: Boks not panicking

2012-09-04 16:39

Flank Francois Louw says there's no sense of panic in the Bok squad, despite recent criticism of their performance and style of play.

Pleasant Bok surprise for Flo

2012-08-30 09:06

Bok flank Francois Louw says he was pleasantly surprised about his inclusion in the Springbok squad for their Australasian tour.

Stormers deny Flo rumour

2012-05-07 10:53

‘Not so fast’ is the response from the Stormers to suggestions that Francois Louw is back in their camp.

Why Boks must give Flo a go

2011-09-19 15:56

It is in the Springboks’ interest to give back-up fetcher Francois Louw very healthy game-time against Namibia.

Louw at lock for Boks?

2011-09-14 07:30

The injury crisis at lock for the Boks could force coach Peter de Villiers to play loose forward Francois Louw in the second row.

Boks spring a few surprises

2011-08-23 20:16

The Boks have named their 30-man squad for the World Cup, with Francois Louw, Johann Muller and Odwa Ndungane back in the fold.

Flo: Alberts a big threat

2011-04-28 23:15

Stormers flank Francois Louw feels that Willem Alberts will be the Sharks' main trump card up front in their Super Rugby match.

Stormers unchanged for Reds

2011-04-06 14:04

The Stormers have named an unchanged match-day squad to face the Reds in a Super Rugby clash at Newlands this weekend.

Louw, Koster may get run

2011-02-08 10:30

Bok flank Francois Louw and loose forward Nick Koster may well feature in the Stormers’ final warm-up game against Boland.

'Door not closed' on Louw

2010-10-25 08:36

The omission of Francois Louw from the Springbok training squad does not necessarily mean the end of the WP flank as a Test player.

Springbok discards lift WP

2010-08-24 16:30

The return of Gio Aplon and Francois Louw will help boost a WP side that will attempt to return to their winning ways.

WP at mercy of Bok selectors

2010-08-11 15:20

Western Province is at the mercy of the Springboks who will only make a call on players' services later this week.

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