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 →
Springbok flank Siya Kolisi was named SA Players’ Player of the Year at the Players Choice Awards on Tuesday night. Rosko Specman, Warren Whiteley and Makazole Mapimpi were also nominated for the award. Kolisi played 12 Tests for the Boks in 2017, missing just one match when he was on paternity leave. He was the team’s vice-captain and captained the Stormers… Read more →
The Sharks have announced the signing of star winger Makazole Mapimpi ahead of the 2018 season.