Mapimpi, regarded by many as South Africa’s best finisher, has improved other aspects of his game to become a more complete player, writes JON CARDINELLI.
While Makazole Mapimpi must be viewed as the sudden favourite to wear the Boks’ No 11 jersey at the World Cup, there are many in-form wingers who won’t make the trip, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Sharks and Bok winger Makazole Mapimpi is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week!
Take a look at the moment Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi was nearly cut in half by a huge tackle from opposite number Cam Clark on Saturday.
On current form, it would be impossible to deny Makazole Mapimpi a starting berth in the Bok side, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has flown home after injuring his knee in the Rugby Championship loss to the Wallabies on Saturday.
What we learned from the opening round of the Rugby Championship, according to CRAIG LEWIS.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has made two changes to his starting lineup for the clash against the Lions in Durban on Saturday.
Makazole Mapimpi has confirmed he will be joining up with the Sharks following next weekend’s Pro14 clash between the Cheetahs and Kings in Bloemfontein. The Sharks announced Mapimpi’s signing in early November, but there were whispers out of Bloemfontein in the following weeks that he might be remaining with the Cheetahs after all. However, the Sharks recently confirmed to SARugbymag.co.za… Read more →
The Pro14 derby between the Cheetahs and Kings on 20 January is set to be Makazole Mapimpi’s final match in Bloemfontein before joining the Sharks, writes CRAIG LEWIS. A report out of Bloemfontein in December suggested Mapimpi might be remaining with the Cheetahs despite the Sharks having announced his signing in early November. However, the Sharks confirmed to SARugbymag.co.za that Mapimpi has… Read more →