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Sixteen months ago, Makazole Mapimpi was someone who had yet to make a Test level debut. A dozen caps later, though, the 29-year-o…

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25 Oct, 4:50

South African coach Rassie Erasmas was quick to explain why winger Makazole Mapimpi was excluded from celebrations at the end of t…

Online Editors
06 Oct, 18:51

Mapimpi is the headline signing for the Red Hurricanes, who are set for an influx of South African stars.

Online Editors
26 Jun, 7:01

A 21-day window had allowed South African-based players to cancel their current contracts with immediate effect, opening the door …

Online Editors
15 May, 7:44

Makazole Mapimpi scored a hat-trick of tries as the Sharks climbed to the top of the United Rugby Championship’s South African S…

22 Jan, 10:31

Makazole Mapimpi's story brought Rassie Erasmus to tears but he wants his situation to inspire change

Jon Cardinelli
10 Nov, 12:24

One of South Africa's greatest sevens players of the modern era is eyeing up a spot in the Springboks alongside the likes of Makaz…

Online Editors
19 Nov, 23:01

Southern Kings came agonisingly close to recording a first Super Rugby win over Sharks on Saturday, before going down 19-17 in Dur…

Christopher Devine
Christopher Devine
18 Mar, 18:14

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has named uncapped duo Salmaan Moerat and Elrigh Louw in his matchday 23 to face Wales th…

Josh Raisey
28 Jun, 6:15

By most accounts, the upcoming series between South Africa and Wales has already been decided. It’s the top ranked team in the w…

Daniel Gallan
16 Jun, 7:12

The world of rugby mourns the loss of the iconic Phil Bennett, Saracens and Leicester Tigers book a heavyweight clash at Twickenha…

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed his Springboks squad for the Test season ahead, with eigh uncapped player n…

Kim Ekin
11 Jun, 11:46

One of the major drawbacks to being a South African living in the UK is putting up with people’s interpretations of your accent.

Daniel Gallan
07 Jun, 3:59

Chris Smith kicked a last-gasp drop-goal to send the Bulls into the United Rugby Championship semi-finals with a dramatic 30-27 vi…

04 Jun, 10:12

The Springboks enter 2022 as still the world's best-ranked team, but one looking to atone for what was labelled an average year by…

Ben Smith
26 Apr, 22:10

The Sharks denied Leinster an opportunity to wrap up top spot in the United Rugby Championship with two games to spare in a hard-f…

23 Apr, 14:45