Aphelele Fassi rugby player
Aphelele Fassi rugby player

Aphelele Fassi

23rd Jan 1998 1.89m/92kg Fullback

A successful weekend in the URC for the South African sides

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a rewarding weekend for the South African franchises in the United Rugby Championship as all four sides secured valuable home wins in what could mark the start of a strong resurgence by the domestic...

Bulls, Sharks earn valuable away wins in URC

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls and Cell C Sharks secured valuable away victories for the South African Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams on their short one-week tours of Europe this weekend, while the DHL Stormers...

Kolisi scoops top SA Rugby Award for 2021

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi is the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2021, after the popular Springbok captain garnered the most votes for his performances during a tough season, while the exciting Aphelele Fassi underlined...

HIGHLIGHTS: Lions Vs Sharks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Makazole Mapimpi scored a hattrick in his first game in 2022 as the Sharks claimed the bragging rights in this URC South African derby.   The Lions started the game the brighter of the two sides...

Everything you need to know about the round 8 URC SA Derbies

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first URC action of 2022 on South African soil takes place this weekend with two major derbies taking place in Johannesburg and Pretoria.   The Emirates Lions, Cell C Sharks, DHL Stormers and...

England to face Springboks without overseas stars this November - report

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber will reportedly be without some of his star players for South Africa's final end of year tour clash against England.   According to the South African newspaper,...

Springbok stars lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2021

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five star Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi – are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021...

Mbonambi debuts as Springboks return for the Sharks

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi will make his Sharks debut against the Bulls in the United Rugby Championship clash at Jonsson Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.   Head coach Sean Everitt...

Nkosi, Fassi released from Springbok camp

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber confirmed that Sbu Nkosi (wing) and Aphelele Fassi (utility back) have been released from the touring squad to join the Cell C Sharks and will depart for South Africa on...

Moerat earns Springbok call-up for UK tour

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Castle Lager Outgoing...