Francois Hougaard

Francois Hougaard

The 19 year old Vodacom Bulls midfielder confirmed his class against the MTN Lions on the weekend. Not only did he score a try, had a hand in another and distributed well, the current IRB Junior Player of the Year also showed his mettle on defense. The newspapers loved Serfontein’s performances and websites were full of acclaim for the potential showed by the Port Elizabeth-born player.

SuperSport’s Brenden Nel wrote the following: Jan Serfontein is clearly an incredible talent. The IRB Junior Player of the year excels at every challenge given to him thus far and on Saturday looked head and shoulders above his peers once again.


Physical: 1.87 & 97
Born: 14/04/1993, Port Elizabeth
Currie Cup caps: 4
Currie Cup debut: 2012 v Griquas


Serfontein scored a try in the IRB JWC final against New Zealand and was voted IRB JWC Player of the tournament.

He is currently in the 2013 squad and destined to play in this year’s JWC in France in June.