Louis van der Westhuizen rugby player
Louis van der Westhuizen rugby player

Louis van der Westhuizen

25th Feb 1995 1.83m/101kg Hooker

Making his way through the youth ranks at the Leopards, van der Westhuizen's talent propelled him to his International debut for Namibia at the age of 18.

Affectionately known as Chucky, van der Westhuizen previously captained the North-West University Pukke in the Varsity Cup, and went on to represent Namibia at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

In 2019, he won the Johan Claassen Trophy as the NWU’s Rugby Institute Player of the Year.

Van der Westhuizen has played in two Rugby World Cups including the 2019 tournament in Japan.

In May 2020, he signed a one-year deal for the Cheetahs.

Career

logo-namibia (1) Namibia
Hooker
2013 - present
image Cheetahs
Hooker
2020 - present
image (11) Free State Cheetahs
Hooker
2020 - present
NWU_Pukke NWU Pukke
Hooker
2017 - 2019