Milestone for Mapoe as Lions name team for Brumbies duel

2019-04-11 08:29

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named his team for Saturday's Super Rugby encounter against the Brumbies in Canberra.

WATCH: Bok duo perform as back-up dancers for Jack Parow

2018-12-13 16:16

Springboks Cornal Hendricks and Lionel Mapoe performed "Cooler as Ekke" with Afrikaans rapper, Jack Parow, at the second annual Brightrock Players Choice Awards.

Golden Lions book Currie Cup semis spot

2018-10-12 21:05

The Golden Lions have booked their place in the Currie Cup semi-finals after defeating the Pumas at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

Boks midfield: ‘Supersub’ back in hunt

2018-08-28 17:32

Two tries as an emergency Bok wing … but should Lionel Mapoe be reconsidered once more for his favoured centre berth? Rob Houwing probes …

2018 Lions v 2010 Bulls: Who’s better?

2018-08-03 13:07

Rob Houwing has a go at measuring the title-winning Bulls of 2010 against the current Lions, gearing up for a third successive Super Rugby final …

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.


Playing 13 good for Dyantyi's development - Lions coach

2019-04-03 19:09

Playing outside centre will be good for Aphiwe Dyantyi's development, says Lions coach Syws de Bruin.

Boks call up Mapoe as Am's broken arm a worry

2018-10-24 07:30

Lionel Mapoe will join the Springbok training squad as cover for Lukhanyo Am, who is unlikely to be fit for the first two Tests of the European tour.

Mapoe takes Bok snub in his stride

2018-09-12 17:14

Utility back Lionel Mapoe is not perturbed after being excluded from the Springbok squad for their Australasian tour.

Bok backline pair extend Lions stay

2018-08-14 09:00

After a month of departures from the union, there was some good news at last for the Lions with Springboks Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe extending their contracts.

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.

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