Francois Hougaard

Hailing from South Africa, Francois Hougaard’s usually plays at scrumhalf, but in recent times his blistering pace has seen him being deployed on the wing for the Bulls. He was born in Paarl, South Africa and his first tour with the Springboks was to France, Italy, Ireland and England in late 2009 where he played in one test against Italy on 21 November 2009 and two touring matches.  Hougaard won the Currie Cup in 2009, and the Super rugby title in 2010, scoring tries in both finals.

 

Francois Hougaard shirtless on rugby field

Francois Hougaard

 

 

Player Stats

DOB: 06/04/1988

Height: 1.79m

Position: Scrumhalf / Wing

Club: Blue Bulls

National Team: Springboks

Honours: 27

Twitter: @Francoishougi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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