92kg 14st 7lbs
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Hougaard joined the Club for the 2021/22 season from Worcester Warriors.
With 46 international caps for South Africa, the experienced scrum-half has made over 80 appearances for Worcester since joining them in 2016.
Twice named Premiership Player of the Month, 32-year-old Hougaard won an Olympic Bronze Medal with the South Africa Sevens team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and also won the HSBC World Sevens Series in the same year.
The half-back first featured for the Springboks in 2009, later appearing at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Hougaard’s club career began at Western Province before moving to Pretoria to play for the Bulls, where he racked up an impressive 26 tries in 88 appearances as he helped them to back-to-back Super Rugby titles in 2009 and 2010.