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.
More and more frontline Springboks playing regularly in France will boost SA's chances of RWC retention there in 2023, an expert feels. Rob Houwing reports.
Springbok star Cheslin Kolbe has spent the week in Cape Town training with his former team, the Stormers.
An added-time try stopped Springbok Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe from marking his first career appearance at flyhalf with a win.
The Springboks' successful 2019 season is reflected by the nominations in a number of the main categories in the annual SA Rugby Awards.
Toulouse's Springbok loose forward Rynhardt Elstadt says clinching a place in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals is on the squad's mind.
Cheslin Kolbe returns to Toulouse for the first time since his Rugby World Cup-winning heroics with team-mates relieved "to have him with us rather than against us".
South Africa's Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe plans to keep his feet on the ground as he is set to return to action with club Toulouse in the Top 14.
"Aweh, ma se kind!" Springbok captain Siya Kolisi shouted to the delight of thousands of "beautiful people" who had gathered at Cape Town's Grand Parade to congratulate the Boks on their Rugby World Cup win in Japan.
South Africa's Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe has been shortlisted for the French Top 14 player of the season award.
Makazole Mapimpi, the first South African to score a try in a Rugby World Cup final, says the win is a huge victory and motivation for the youth of the Eastern Cape, especially his home village, Tsholomnqa.
The French public hold Cheslin Kolbe in the same esteem as that country's own attacking legends, says kicking consultant Vlok Cilliers. Rob Houwing reports.
Springbok Rugby World Cup-winner Cheslin Kolbe said he was holding discussions with the SA Rugby to play at this year's Tokyo Olympics.
There has evidently been no World Cup hangover for Eben Etzebeth, a key cog in the Springbok team that stormed to the Webb Ellis trophy in Japan.
Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe suffered a rib injury in Toulouse's European Champions Cup win against Montpellier.
Romain Ntamack scored twice as Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe made his Toulouse return in a victory over Montpellier in the European Champions Cup.
Four Springbok World Cup winners have cracked the nod in a prestigious UK-based rugby magazine's World XV for 2019.
Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe was named the Top 14's player of the season the French league announced at a ceremony in Paris.
Rugby World Cup final try scorer Cheslin Kolbe's father Andrew says he hopes to make the most of this week with his son.
Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe says he relishes the prospect of proving detractors over his lack of size wrong.
Wings Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe made history as they scored tries in the Springboks' famous win over England in the final.
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