The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The British & Irish Lions' scheduled tour to South Africa next year could be a saving grace for the local game, a WP board member believes.
Stormers coach John Dobson and his assistants will be under pressure to improve the team during next year's Super Rugby competition.
The possibility of Newlands rugby stadium being demolished remains a very real - and likely - scenario, but the exact timeline for the bulldozers moving in remains uncertain.
The Blue Bulls overturned a 17-point deficit in a fine second half display against Western Province to clinch the SA Rugby U21 Championship title.
The Sharks look set to land the services of Cheetahs and Springbok prop Ox Nche and Springbok Sevens star Werner Kok.
Damian Willemse made a gallant fist of it on Saturday, but the exciting utility back still seems a longish shot for Springbok RWC selection, writes Rob Houwing.
Junior Springbok centre Rikus Pretorius will make his Western Province debut in the final league round Currie Cup encounter against the Free State Cheetahs.
Springboks Dillyn Leyds, Wilco Louw and Scarra Ntubeni have been released to join WP ahead of their clash with Free State.
WP coach John Dobson has warned his side that the Griquas are a much-improved outfit ahead of their Currie Cup clash in Kimberley.
A number of Springbok call-ups have forced Western Province into changes for their Currie Cup encounter with Griquas in Kimberley.
Robbie Fleck was recognised at the WPRFU awards evening for his exceptional service to Western Province Rugby as both a player and a coach.
Western Province and the Stormers have paid tribute to departing coach and former player Robbie Fleck.
The Sharks' latest signing is that of Western Province prop Michael Kumbirai.
Springbok and Western Province prop Wilco Louw has signed a short-term deal with French Top 14 giants Toulon.
Western Province hooker Scarra Ntubeni has taken to social media to apologise for his actions during Saturday's Currie Cup clash against the Free State Cheetahs.
If Damian Willemse doesn't make the Springboks' Rugby World Cup squad then he will link up with English club Saracens.
The Free State Cheetahs are ready for the challenge of facing a bolstered WP in their Currie Cup encounter in Bloemfontein.
Captain George Whitehead starred as Griquas became the first qualifiers for this year's Currie Cup semi-finals by defeating Western Province.
Griquas coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has named his side for their Currie Cup clash against Western Province in Kimberley.
Springbok flank Pieter-Steph du Toit has reportedly committed to staying with Western Province and the Stormers.
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