Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

News > ODs Around the World > Good night and thank you, Francois Louw

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)

Featured

OD Rugby Club


"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. 

Similar stories

25th July: The SGM10 wrote a letter of response to the OD Union Committee on the 25th July. More...

12th July: Moshe Apleni (1997F) wrote on behalf of the Black Old Boys (BODs) More...

11th July: A letter of response from the OD Committee to the call for an SGM More...

All ODU Newsletters sent out in 2018 can be found here. More...

Adam Pike (1992O), Justin Fiske (1991K) and Peter Hyslop.

The Interactive artist gave fascinating insight into how failing a computer sciences degree and working on an oil rig in… More...

Most read

Hugh Corder (1971S Left & Geoff Burton (1953G right)

The ODU congratulates the recipients of the 2022 Robert Gray Award, Hugh Corder (1971S) Geoff Burton (1953G). More...

Your input was consolidated into a large document which can be accessed here. More...

In December 2019 Cameron Bellamy (2000B), along with 5 other rowers, navigated their way through Drake Passage. Never has this been done before in a s… More...

Have your say

 
This website is powered by
ToucanTech