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Matthys (Boy) Michael Louw (21 February 1906 – 3 May 1988), was a rugby union player on the South African rugby team. His primary position was prop but he also played in the line-out for the Springboks at second row, flanker and number eight.

Boy Louw
Birth nameMatthys Michael Louw
Date of birth(1906-02-21)21 February 1906
Place of birthWellington, South Africa
Date of death3 May 1988(1988-05-03) (aged 82)
Place of deathBelville, South Africa
SchoolPaarl Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop, second row, flanker, number eight
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1922–38 Western Province 21 (161)
Correct as of 7 August 2006,
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1928–38 South Africa 18 (3)
Correct as of 2007-08-16

He represented Western Province in the Currie Cup competition.[1]