Mcebo Dlamini: On Mapimpi, racial division and finding ways to move on

2019-10-09 05:00

The Mapimpi incident has become a metaphor for what is the daily reality of most South Africans; a reality of constant exclusion, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

Mapimpi explains celebration 'snub' as video goes viral

2019-10-05 12:43

Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has explained why he wasn't part of a post-Test celebration huddle after the team's thrashing of Italy.

Rassie's Boks: Great time to be a wing!

2019-09-09 13:59

Not only do the 2019 Springboks have plentiful, penetrative wings, they’re scoring tries with very pleasing regularity, writes Rob Houwing.

Mapimpi magic helps Springboks gain revenge for Brighton shock

2019-09-06 14:13

Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi scored a hat-trick as the Springboks thrashed Japan in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Kumagaya.

Injured Mapimpi returns to SA, Kolbe to start?

2018-09-11 09:00

Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has flown home from Australia after picking up an injury in Saturday's Test.

Dyantyi, Mapimpi steal the show as Boks down Pumas

2018-08-18 18:51

They took a while to get going, but in the end the Springboks found their rhythm and put in a polished second-half performance against Argentina on Saturday.

'Most improved' Mapimpi earns shot against 'big boys'

2018-08-16 16:29

Rassie Erasmus says that Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has been the most improved player in his Rugby Championship squad.

Boks: Big chance for the ‘predator’?

2018-08-07 12:14

Makazole Mapimpi’s time may have come to establish himself in the Test side, unless there is a surprise recall for Jesse Kriel to a wing berth, says Rob Houwing.

Mapimpi cracks nod for Sharks in crucial Stormers clash

2018-04-19 10:57

The Sharks team to play the Stormers at Kings Park on Saturday shows minimal changes to last week’s team.

Barry returns to Stormers, Mapimpi joins Sharks

2018-01-22 11:29

Wings Craig Barry and Makazole Mapimpi played their final match for the Cheetahs in their PRO14 win over the Southern Kings.


Pieter du Toit: In defence of the Springboks, rugby and the Bomb Squad

2019-10-07 10:51

The manufactured furore about Springbok winger Makazole Mapimpi being waved away by a group of reserve players is unnecessary. This Springbok team might not win the World Cup, but they certainly aren't a bunch of racists, writes Pieter du Toit.

'Gutless' - Read blasts ref decision to not bin Bok wing

2019-09-23 14:39

All Blacks captain Kieran Read believes Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi deserved a yellow card in the first half of their World Cup clash.

Bok ratings: Wing wizardry jolts Japan

2019-09-06 15:38

Rob Houwing's Springbok report card from the comfortable, astutely-worked revenge triumph over Japan on Friday.

Mapimpi not paying attention to Springbok hype

2019-04-10 14:25

Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi says he is not paying attention to the Springbok hype surrounding his 2019 form.

Erasmus bemoans individual errors in Brisbane

2018-09-08 20:00

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has bemoaned the many individual mistakes made by the team in their defeat to the Wallabies in Brisbane.

7 SA players nominated for PRO14 dream team

2018-08-18 10:33

Springbok winger Makazole Mapimpi is one of seven South Africans who are in line to make the PRO14 Dream Team of the season for 2017/18.

Boks to back Mvovo over Mapimpi?

2018-08-10 11:29

Lwazi Mvovo could start at right wing for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina in Durban.

Rassie: Only 2 of the Bok newbies stood out

2018-06-05 06:57

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus takes full responsibility for the loss to Wales in Washington DC but insisted there were enough positives.

Impressive Sharks maul Sunwolves

2018-03-10 16:47

The Sharks have convincingly beaten the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby encounter at the Kings Park Stadium in Durban on Saturday.

Mapimpi set for Cheetahs farewell

2018-01-03 08:44

Makazole Mapimpi is likely to play his last game for the Cheetahs on January 20 before joining the Sharks for Super Rugby.

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