Makazole Mapimpi is among the nine Springboks to be named in the Sharks 28-man squad for the SuperHero Sunday friendly against the Stormers in Soweto.
From humble beginnings to Springbok stardom, Makazole Mapimpi has had a stunning rise, writes SIBUSISO MJIKELISO.
Five Springbok players have been nominated in the South African Player of the Year category. Here we take a closer look at each contender.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up what the rugby community shared on social media this past weekend.
Makazole Mapimpi capped his excellent 2019 season by becoming the Sharks’ 2019 Player of the Year at their awards evening on Tuesday.
SuperSport takes a look back at Makazole Mapimpi’s Test career where he scored 14 tries in 14 matches to help the Springboks claim a Rugby Championship and World Cup double in 2019.
Springbok World Cup-winners Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am will both start for the Barbarians against Brazil in Sao Paulo on Thursday morning.
Springbok World Cup-winners Makazole Mapimpi and Tendai Mtawarira will both start for the Barbarians against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday.
Barbarians coach Eddie Jones has devised a new playing position for Frenchman Mathieu Bastareaud ahead of the encounter with Fiji at Twickenham.
Eddie Jones says to see the galvanising effect the Boks’ World Cup triumph has on South Africa dampens the hardship he feels about losing in the final.