Louis Ludik

Former Lions and Sharks utility back Louis Ludik has announced his retirement from professional rugby. Photo: ulsterrugby.com

Former Lions and Sharks star Louis Ludik says goodbye to rugby

Former Lions and Sharks utility back Louis Ludik has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

Louis Ludik

Former Lions and Sharks utility back Louis Ludik has announced his retirement from professional rugby. Photo: ulsterrugby.com

Former Lions and Sharks utility back Louis Ludik has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

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Kempton Park-born Ludik, now 34, took to social media on Thursday to confirm he was hanging up his boots.

Louis Ludik played 36 Super Rugby matches for the Lions and 48 for the Sharks before moving to Agen in France in 2013.

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After one season with the French club he signed a two-year deal with Ulster in May 2014.

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Ulster also took to Twitter to express its gratitude to Ludik who represented the Irish club on 112 occasions over seven seasons.