Rainbow Cup

Fassi cranking up his case for Bok fullback berth

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Aphelele Fassi  (Photo by Gordon Arons/Gallo Images)
Aphelele Fassi (Photo by Gordon Arons/Gallo Images)

The addition of an extra "very" by Nick Mallett somehow made his conviction seem even more adamant than it usually might be.

"He's a very, very classy player," opined the SuperSport pundit and former Springbok coach of Sharks fullback Aphelele Fassi toward the end of the weekend.

Mallett was speaking on The Final Whistle, the studio chat show, following round one of the Rainbow Cup SA marked by a nail-biter in Cape Town where the Durban outfit pipped the Stormers 33-30 after a drama-laden encounter.

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