Francois Uys rugby player
Francois Uys rugby player

Francois Uys

12th Mar 1986 1.94m/108kg No 4 Lock

Uys is Lock who is known for his excellent ability in the line-out and his workhorse mentality in a game. Uys always seem to have high stats after every game and is loved by the Cheetahs faithful. Uys has over 50 Super Rugby caps for the Cheetahs and has captained the Free State side on numerous occasions. Uys has also spent 2 short stints in Japan playing for Toyota Verblitz and Musaschino Atlastars respectively but has returned both times to the Cheethas.

Following the conclusion of the 2017 Super Rugby season, Uys left the Cheetahs to join French club Grenoble.


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No 4 Lock
2019 - present
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