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Grenton Lionel Starlone Mapoe (born 13 July 1988) is a South African rugby union footballer. He plays mostly as a centre or winger. He plays for Stade Français in the Top14 in France. He played for the Lions in Super Rugby, the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup and the Golden Lions XV in the Rugby Challenge from 2011 to 2019, having previously played for the Cheetahs and the Bulls on loan for the 2013 Super Rugby season.[1]

Lionel Mapoe
Full nameGrenton Lionel Starlone Mapoe
Date of birth (1988-07-13) 13 July 1988 (age 31)
Place of birthPort Elizabeth, South Africa
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight95 kg (14 st 13 lb; 209 lb)
SchoolHoërskool Fichardtpark
Occupation(s)Rugby player
Rugby union career
Position(s) Outside-Centre / Winger
Current team Stade Français
Youth Career
2004–2009 Free State Cheetahs
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2009 Free State Cheetahs 12 (30)
2010 Cheetahs XV 1 (0)
2010 Cheetahs 5 (5)
2011–2019 Lions 108 (150)
2011–2018 Golden Lions 38 (35)
2013Bulls 12 (10)
2015–2018 Kubota Spears 21 (60)
2018 Golden Lions XV 1 (0)
2019–present Stade Français 4 (0)
Correct as of 16 September 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008 South Africa Under-20 4 (25)
2009 South Africa Sevens 6 (40)
2015–2018 South Africa 14 (10)
2017 South Africa 'A' 1 (5)
Correct as of 25 August 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lions to confirm mass exodus". Sport24. 3 Oct 2012. Retrieved 3 Oct 2012.

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