Louw named in Team of the Season

2015-05-24 09:26
Francois Louw (Getty Images)

Cape Town - England and Bath flyhalf George Ford has been crowned Aviva Premiership Player of the Season for 2014/15 to cap an outstanding year for club and country.

The 22-year-old featured on a five-strong shortlist that included the Wasps centre Elliot Daly and back row Nathan Hughes, Bath centre Jonathan Joseph and Saracens No 8 Billy Vunipola.

The Ford household was given double reason to celebrate at the Premiership’s awards ceremony in London after George’s father Mike was named director of rugby of the season for his work at Bath.

Despite an array of South Africans playing in England, Springbok loose forward Francois Louw was the only player named in the Aviva Premiership Team of the Season.

Team of the season:

15 Anthony Watson (Bath), 14 Christian Wade (Wasps), 13 Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), 12 Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), 11 Sinoti Sinoti (Newcastle Falcons), 10 George Ford (Bath Rugby), 9 Joe Simpson (Wasps), 8 Nathan Hughes (Wasps), 7 Francois Louw (Bath), 6 Dave Ewers (Exeter Chiefs), 5 Dean Mumm (Exeter Chiefs - captain), 4 Graham Kitchener (Leicester Tigers), 3 Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs), 2  Jamie George (Saracens), 1 Matt Mullan (Wasps)

Read more on:    francois louw  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

05 November 2016
Barbarians v South Africa, London 15:00
12 November 2016
England v South Africa, Twickenham 16:30
19 November 2016
Italy v South Africa, Stadio Artemio Franchi 15:00
26 November 2016
Wales v South Africa, Millennium Stadium 19:30

Did Stormers and Springboks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit deserve to be named SA Rugby Player of the Year?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.