Boks release Mapoe, Venter to SA 'A' side

2017-06-20 13:52

The Springboks have released centres Lionel Mapoe and Francois Venter ahead of the third and final Test against France at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Mapoe set for Bok starting role

2017-06-13 13:00

Lionel Mapoe looks set to replace Jesse Kriel in the Springbok midfield for Saturday’s second Test against France in Durban.

Coetzee hints at all-SA based side to face France

2017-06-05 20:06

The Springboks could field an all South African-based side in the first Test against France at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday

Mapoe replaces injured Am in Bok squad

2017-05-28 18:50

Lionel Mapoe has replaced Lukhanyo Am in the Springbok squad for the upcoming Test series against France.

Mapoe returns to bolster Lions

2017-04-13 12:51

Lions prop Ruan Dreyer will play in his 50th Super Rugby game against the Stormers while Lionel Mapoe returns to action after injury.

Lions wait on Mapoe as injuries mount

2017-03-23 18:01

The Lions were hit hard by injuries this week and will wait for Springbok midfielder Lionel Mapoe to know if they will have another long term injury on their hands.

Mapoe on the wing for Cheetahs duel

2017-02-23 12:50

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Mallett would pick Rohan in Bok midfield

2016-11-09 10:36

Nick Mallett feels Rohan Janse van Rensburg deserves to start in midfield for the Springboks against England at Twickenham.

Top ‘hit man’: Lions queue up

2016-08-02 14:32

A trio of Lions players pose a big threat in Saturday’s Super Rugby final as top try-scorer in 2016, writes Rob Houwing.

Lions’ Bok drive: it’s a fair start

2016-06-09 19:19

While still ruing some absentees, Lions fans have reason to be grateful over their quota in the first Bok team of 2016, argues Rob Houwing.


Mapoe in as Boks opt for consistency

2017-06-15 14:00

The Springboks have made just one injury-enforced change to their side for Saturday's second Test against France in Durban.

Kriel ruled out of second Test

2017-06-12 16:19

Jesse Kriel has been officially ruled out of the second Test against France in Durban this weekend.

Mapoe confirmed as a non-starter v France

2017-06-05 17:24

Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, has confirmed that Lionel Mapoe will not form part of the Bok squad for the first Test against France at Loftus Versfeld due to injury.

Number of Boks named in SA 'A' squad

2017-05-23 13:13

Springboks Trevor Nyakane, Ruan Combrinck, Juan de Jongh and Lionel Mapoe will lead the charge for the SA 'A' side against the French Barbarians.

Lions' Bok Mapoe fails fitness test

2017-03-30 14:06

Springbok utility back Lionel Mapoe failed a fitness test and will not feature for the Lions in their Super Rugby derby against the Sharks.

Lions without Bok stars for Jaguares

2017-03-07 09:22

The Lions will be without a number of their Springboks for Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares.

Bok centre ready for Super Rugby

2017-01-27 14:44

Springbok and Lions centre Lionel Mapoe is ready for Super Rugby action after returning home from his club duties in Japan.

Coetzee: De Allende, Mapoe didn't perform

2016-09-08 09:30

The form of centres Damian de Allende and Lionel Mapoe was not good enough and they had to be dropped, Bok coach Allister Coetzee says.

WATCH: 'I cannot wait for Saturday' - Kolisi

Flanker Siya Kolisi and centre Lionel Mapoe are itching for their first Test starts for the Springboks. Watch.

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Jantjies moves closer to fitness

2016-06-02 17:56

There was good news on the Springbok injury front on Thursday as Elton Jantjies continues his recovery.

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