Makazole Mapimpi rugby player
Makazole Mapimpi rugby player

Makazole Mapimpi

26th Jul 1990 1.87m/90kg Left Wing

Mapimpi represented Border since 2014 and started playing for the Kings the 2017 Super Rugby competition.

He was a member of the Border u.19 team that played in the 2009 under 19 Provincial Championship.

Mapimpi made is Vodacom Cup debut for Border in 2014 against the Sharks XV and was a star performer in their final match of the 2015 season against Boland Cavaliers when he scored a hat-trick of tries and took over the kicking duties and slotted three conversions and a penalty in the absence of the regular kicker.

He made his Currie Cup debut for Border against the Griquas in 2014.

In April 2017, the Free State Cheetahs announced that they contracted Mapimpi until the end of the 2018 season.

In June he was selected in the South African A squad to face the French Barbarians.

Mapimpi finished the 2017 Super Rugby season with 11 tries, including a try in the Kings final Super Rugby match, in his 14 appearances for the Southern Kings missing only one game.

In November the Sharks announced that Mapimpi signed with the Durban-based side and he will represent the side the 2018 Super Rugby season.

In January Mapimpi left the Cheetahs to join up with the Sharks ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season, the winger arrives at his new side having scored 10 tries in 13 Pro 14 games for the Cheetahs.

Mapimpi continued his red-hot form with his new side and earned a spot in the Springbok squad for the 2018 June Internationals.

He heads into the 2019 Rugby Championship with 4 test caps.

Career

Barbarians_Logo Barbarians
Left Wing
2019 - present
sa South Africa
Left Wing
2018 - present
Natal Natal Sharks
Left Wing
2018 - present
sharks Sharks
Left Wing
2017 - present
image South Africa A
Left Wing
2017 - present
Jim Mvabaza Senior Secondary School
Left Wing
2009 - 2010
Border Bulldogs
Left Wing
2009 - 2016
image Southern Kings
Left Wing
2017 - 2017
image Free State Cheetahs
Left Wing
2017 - 2017
image Cheetahs
Left Wing
2017 - 2017