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Good night and thank you, Francois Louw

The OD Union and the Bishops community would like to extend a big congratulations to Francois on this fantastic achievement as well as his stellar career with the Springboks.

Matthew Pearce (1987G) and Francois Louw (2003W)
Matthew Pearce (1987G) and Francois Louw (2003W)


"It does cap my career. It was officially my final game for SA — 76 games‚ 10 years‚ I couldn’t have asked for anything bigger‚ anything more special.”

These are the words of World Cup winner and OD, Francois Louw (2003W), after the Springboks lifted the William Webb Ellis trophy, for the third time on Saturday in Yokohama.
 
The OD Union and the Bishops community would like to extend a big congratulations to Francois on this fantastic achievement as well as his stellar career with the Springboks.
 
Francois will play one final season for his club team Bath, before hanging up his boots in all forms of the game.
 
Matthew Pearce (1987G) and Francois Louw (2003W) after the Springboks convincely beat Engalnd 32-12 in the Rugby World Cup Final on Saturday in Yokohama, Japan. 

Matthew Pearce (1987G) will be speaking on the successful world cup held in Japan at the launch of issue 4 of The Old Diocesan on the 13th of November at the Mitre. Please follow the link below to RSVP. 
 
Pro fide et patria. 

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