Dynamic scrumhalf Ryan Louwrens enters his fourth season with the Road Safety Western Force and after earning 12 of his 19 Super Rugby last year will look to establish himself as the club’s first-choice No.9 in 2017. Louwrens has the ability to spark the Force backline with quick ball and quality service and isn’t afraid to take on the defence with ball in hand when gaps present themselves at the base of the ruck. The South African-born the 25-year-old came through the RugbyWA Academy pathway and after playing the best rugby of his career in the 2016 Buildcorp NRC is set to reach new heights this Super Rugby season.
Plays 12 matches for the Western Force. Stars for Perth Spirit in Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, scoring two tries in the Grand Final win over NSW Country.
Plays seven matches for the Western Force, scoring two tries; plays four games for Cottesloe in the PINDAN Premier Grade; wins Western Force rising star award.
Plays both trial matches against Samoa and Pampas XV; starts in all three matches for Force A in the Pacific Rugby Cup, including a try against Junior Japan; suffers a season-ending knee injury in training with the Western Force.
Earns another three cap with Force ‘A’. Called into the Western Force side to take on Tonga in the trial match leading into the season; Signs with the Western Force in the Extended Playing Squad becoming one of six local players to sign for the 2014 season.
Continues to impress in the Bankwest Academy and is selected in the Force ’A’ earning three caps.
Re-joins the Bankwest Academy
Returns to South Africa and represents Valke at Craven Week schoolboys tournament; Plays in the Under 19 Currie Cup
Selected to join the Bankwest Academy