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The 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad are due to arrive back in South Africa on several flights from Japan over two days between Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 November.


Yokohama, Japan – Rassie Erasmus, the Director of Rugby, Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and vice-captain Handre Pollard are amongst the first batch of the Springbok squad members who are due to arrive from Japan.

The first flights are expected to land in Johannesburg at approximately 16h30-16h45 on Tuesday.

The Springboks will kick off their Rugby World Cup Champions Tour in Gauteng on Thursday 7 November with the parade including stops in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto.

The Rugby World Cup squad will also parade the Webb Ellis Cup in several other locations before concluding the tour in Cape Town on Monday, 11 November. Full details will be confirmed closer to the time.

The planned Rugby World Cup Champions Tour stops are as follow (subject to change):

Pretoria, Thursday, November 7 (10:00-11:00)

  • Enter Tshwane via N4 (Witbank Freeway)
  • Turn left in Gordon/Jan Shoba
  • Right into Burnett Street
  • Left into Park Street
  • Left into Kirkness Street, past Loftus Versfeld
  • Right into Lynnwood via Areyengtoute through Sunnyside
  • Right into Paul Kruger Street, around Church Square
  • Right into Madiba Street
  • Stop at Tshwane House to meet the Mayor
  • 14th Ave via Sisulu Street

Johannesburg, Thursday, November 7 (13:30-14:15)

  • N1 Western Bypass. Take M1 to Smit Street
  • Take exit 12 from De Villiers Graaff Motorway/M1
  • Continue on Smit Street to Simmonds Street
  • Team stops at FNB Offices
  • Right into Anderson Street
  • Left to Soweto Hwy/M70

Soweto, Thursday, November 7 (15:00-16:00)

  • Bara to Maponya Mall
  • Straight along Chris Hani to Koma Road and Jabulani Mall
  • Bolani Road to Hector Peterson Memorial
  • Drive down and join Klipspruit Valley Road
  • Drive behind Orlando Stadium
  • At the traffic light turn right

Durban, Friday, November 8 (10:00-12:00)

  • Depart City Hall
  • Follow Anton Lembede Street
  • Right on Joseph Nduli Street
  • Right on Dr Pixley Kaseme Street
  • Left on Stalwart Simelane Street
  • Left on Braam Fisher
  • Right Samora Michel

East London, Saturday, November 9 (10:00-14:00)

  • Depart East London City Hall
  • Follow Oxford Street
  • NY Express
  • Turns into Madtasne Access
  • Spine Road
  • Left on Jiba

Port Elizabeth, Sunday, November 10 (10:00-13:00)

  • Depart Port Elizabeth City Hall
  • New Brighton
  • Kwazakhele-Wolman Stadium
  • Zwide
  • Motherwell–Peace Park
  • Uitenhage
  • Green Acres Mall

Cape Town (Langa), Monday, November 11 (10:00-11:00)

  • Jakes Gerwel Drive
  • Left on Washington Street
  • Left on Bhunga Avenue
  • Left N’dabeni Street
  • Into Rhodes
  • Back on to Washington Street

Cape Town (CBD), Monday, November 11 (11:30-13:00)

  • Depart City Hall
  • Darling Street right into Adderley Street
  • Along Adderley, left into Strand Street
  • Up Strand Street and left into Long Street
  • Along Long Street, right into Buitensingel
  • Up Buitensingel and right turn into Loop Street
  • Right into Hans Strijdom Avenue
  • Left turn into Heerengracht at the Fountain Circle
  • Right turn into Hertzog Boulevard

Sources: SA Rugby | Springboks 
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