Springboks to bring World Cup trophy to Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and East London

Springboks to bring World Cup trophy to Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and East London

Springboks to release sequel to Chasing The Sun documentary after 2023 Rugby World Cup win

Following their triumph at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, the Springboks are set to release a sequel to their acclaimed documentary series, Chasing The Sun.

The original five-part documentary, released in 2020, told the story of the Springboks’ journey to the 2019 Rugby World Cup title, and was praised for its compelling, raw, and emotional portrayal of the team.

Chasing The Sun 2 will tell the tale of how the Springboks went on to clinch the Webb Ellis Cup for a record-breaking fourth time in history, making them just the second Test team ever to win back-to-back titles.

Springboks to celebrate World Cup triumph with trophy parade across South Africa

In addition to the release of the new documentary, the Springboks will also be celebrating their World Cup triumph with a trophy parade across South Africa.

The parade will start in Pretoria on Thursday morning and will take in the cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and East London.

Full details of Springboks’ Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour confirmed

The full details of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour have now been confirmed.

The parade will start in Pretoria on Thursday morning at 09h30, with the open-top bus departing from the Union Buildings.

The Gauteng route will start in an easterly direction and go past Loftus Versfeld before heading west to take in the Pretoria CBD.

The Springboks will then transfer to Johannesburg, where they are due to start at 14h00 at No 1 Jan Smuts Avenue in Braamfontein before crossing the Nelson Mandela Bridge and then heading to Soweto.

The Gauteng tour will conclude when the Springboks arrive at FNB Stadium at approximately 15h45 – entry is free and tickets are available from Ticketpros.

On Friday, the Springboks will be in Cape Town, where a big crowd is expected at the Grand Parade adjacent to City Hall, where they are expected to appear at 11h30.

The bus route will start shortly after 12h00 and will take in the Cape Town CBD, and from 14h30 they are scheduled to drive through Langa and Bonteheuwel before heading back to the city centre at around 17h30.

The Springboks will transfer to KwaZulu-Natal early on Saturday morning for their tour starting at the Garden Court Hotel in Umhlanga at approximately 09h30, heading towards the Durban City Hall and finally uShaka Marine World, where they are expected at around 13h45.

The final leg will be in East London on Sunday, starting and finishing at the Garden Court Hotel from 10h00 until approximately 14h00.

Details on the routes will be posted on the Springboks’ social media channels, as well as updates where necessary, as all the routes and timings are subject to change.