Springboks

Louw growing in stature

2013-06-19 21:30
Francois Louw (Gallo Images)
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Match-ups: Boks v Samoa

2013-06-19 14:51

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

“It is actually very simple, you have to go in lower and harder," Louw said.

“The environment the guys have created at the Springboks allows for something like that, and for you to slot back into your place within the squad and contribute as much as you can.”

Teams:

South Africa:

15. Willie le Roux, 14. Bryan Habana, 13. JJ Engelbrecht, 12. Jean de Villiers (captain) / Jan Serfontein, 11. Bjorn Basson, 10. Morné Steyn, 9. Ruan Pienaar, 8. Pierre Spies, 7. Willem Alberts / Siya Kolisi, 6. Francois Louw, 5. Flip van der Merwe, 4. Eben Etzebeth, 3. Jannie du Plessis, 2. Adriaan Strauss, 1. Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16. Bismarck du Plessis, 17. Trevor Nyakane, 18. Coenie Oosthuizen, 19. Juandre Kruger, 20. Siya Kolisi / Marcell Coetzee, 21. Piet van Zyl, 22. Pat Lambie, 23. Jan Serfontein / Juan de Jongh

Samoa:

TBA

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