About

 

Andrew Louwrens was born in Cape Town and attended school at Rondebosch Boy’s, where he ended up playing in the school’s 1st XV. A former Stellenbosch and Eastern Province rugby player, Schools 1st Team coach for St Andrews and Kingswood College, in Grahamstown, 1st league referee in Border, University of Cape Town Sports administrator, in charge of Rugby and Cricket, Formed a Photographic Company, “Sport for Africa” and produced a Book of the 1995 Rugby World Cup. After selling the Company he was associated with SA Rugby since 1980 and was the SA Rugby Representative on a number of Incoming Tours, namely, South America, British Isles, Ireland, Wales and the Welsh Academical XV. First associated with the Springboks on the 1995 tour to Italy and Wales, under Kitch Christie. Subsequently worked with Carel du Plessis, Nick Mallett and Harry Viljoen. He was the Administration Manager for the Springboks during their 1999 Rugby World Cup campaign. Known affectionately as Gadget by all the Management and players, part of his job was to set up an IT Room where ever the Springboks stayed, for Video analysis, communication, updating the SARFU website, Heart Rate Monitor analysis and for the players to send and receive e-mails. He developed and ran the first SA Rugby website in 1996 and then the ran the Talent Identification program for SARU and afterwards became a Consultant in IT, for SARU.

1999 – Administrative Manager for Springboks to RWC in Wales.
1997-2002 Springbok’s IT Manager .

Since 2008 he has been developing and running the Varsity Sports Stats for Rugby, Football (Men & Women) as well as Netball. Basically tracking players from Varsity Rugby up to the highest level, the Springboks. He also ran the FNB Classic Clashes Stats regarding players that progressed from the Classic Clashes at School to the Springbok Team.

Contact Details:-

www.sarugbystats.co.za

gadget.andrew@gmail.com

082-457 2332

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