Makazole Mapimpi made his debut for the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes on Saturday, with the Springbok wing only featuring in the first half of a pre-season game against the Shimizu Blue Sharks.
In this clip from episode five of the ‘Chasing the Sun’ documentary, Rassie Erasmus, Lukhanyo Am and the late Kaunda Ntunja share the story behind Makazole Mapimpi’s try in the RWC final and why he didn’t have family photos in the number on his jersey.
Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi tells the story of his encounter with South African-born Japan wing Kotaro Matsushima during last year’s World Cup quarter-final.
From the streets of KwaMoni, Tsholomnqa to Rugby World Cup glory in Japan. The documentary ‘Chasing The Sun’ will explore the journey of sensational Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi.
Sharks flyhalf Curwin Bosch believes their new-look backline will step up in the absence of several key players when the Super Rugby Unlocked and the Currie Cup kicks off. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Take a look back as Springbok players, current teammates and Makazole Mapimpi himself reflect on the emotions they felt after the Springbok wing scored ‘that’ try in last year’s World Cup final.
The Sharks have confirmed that Springbok World Cup-winning wing Makazole Mapimpi has extended his contract through to 2023.
Check out some of the pictures from yesterday’s Sharks training session with several squad members having resumed restricted non-contact training in Durban.
Former All Black Joe Rokocoko believes Springbok Cheslin Kolbe’s unique all-round qualities make him one of the best wingers in the world at the moment.
Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has expressed his gratitude towards the Sharks for allowing him to take up a stint in Japan from September 2020 until April 2021.