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 Rugby Championship could be set for a major revamp from as early as 2021, according to reports out of New Zealand.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has come out strongly against the idea that the Springboks could leave SANZAAR to join a newly-expanded Six Nations.
The Springboks' days in the Rugby Championship could be numbered, with a report linking the world champions with a move to the Six Nations.
The Springboks will bid an emotional farewell to Newlands and will face the All Blacks in a brand-new venue after SA Rugby confirmed the host stadiums for the 2020 home Tests.
The All Blacks have confirmed the date and venue for their 2020 Rugby Championship home clash against the world champion Springboks.
The Bledisloe Cup will return to Melbourne for the first time since 2010 after the Wallabies confirmed their home fixtures for next season.
The All Blacks' impressive 36-0 victory over the Wallabies added to a phenomenal list of statistics at Eden Park.
All Blacks lock Scott Barrett will miss the Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia after receiving a three-week ban for a shoulder charge.
It's looking increasingly unlikely that Lions and Springbok No 8 Warren Whiteley will not make the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.
Hooker Dane Coles says New Zealand's record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left him searching for what it means to be an All Black and desperate for redemption.
SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos has denied reports that the Springboks could possibly leave the Rugby Championship to join the Six Nations.
New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson has dismissed reports claiming South Africa could leave the Rugby Championship and join the Six Nations.
All six dates and venues for the Springboks' 2020 Rugby Championship fixtures have been confirmed.
Reigning world champions, the Springboks, could play this year's Rugby Championship home match against the All Blacks at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
The Springboks will again opt to pick 'A' and 'B' teams during next year’s Rugby Championship.
Hooker Bongi Mbonambi has helped explain South Africa's flawless lineout record at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is not buying the theory that the All Blacks won’t go into the World Cup as favourites in a month’s time.
The world is starting to take note of the Springboks once again as Rassie Erasmus' team goes from strength to strength as the World Cup approaches.
Like so many All Blacks fans, Zara Barrett is keen to get their attention after any Test. And she does get special attention - because Beauden Barrett is her big brother.
Israel Folau's social media accounts vanished for several hours before being reactivated on the eve of a court hearing into his dismissal.
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