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RWC 2023 | Springboks trophy tour of South Africa itinerary

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The Trophy Tour kicks off this Thursday in Johannesburg, Soweto, and Pretoria, before moving to Cape Town on Friday, Durban on Saturday, and wraps up in East London on Sunday.

Times and routes of the parade

2nd November - Pretoria - 08:30-11:15 - 14km

07h15 Transfer to the closed bus to Southern Sun Pretoria to transfer the team into the open-air bus

• 09h30 Parade starts in an easterly direction down Stanza Bopape Street
• Right into End Street
• Right into Pretorius Street in a westerly direction
• Left into Gordon Street (which becomes Jan Shoba Street)
• Right into Burnett Street
• Left into Park Street
• Left into Kirkness Street, past Loftus Versfeld
• Right into Jorissen Street (becomes Kotze Street, A Reyeng route into Nana Sita
• Right into Paul Kruger Street and around Church Square
• Right into Madiba Street
• 10h30 to 1100 stop at Tshwane House and then depart to Johannesburg
• Players transfer in closed bus for transfer to MTN
• 12h00 – 13h00 Lunch at MTN
• 13h00 – 13h00 closed bus to Helpmekaar Kollege, team swap into open-air bus

2nd November - Johannesburg & Soweto - 14:00-16:15 - 33km

14h00: Parade starts at

• 1 Jan Smuts Avenue in Braamfontein to Metro Centre and across the Nelson Mandela Bridge
• Onto FNB Bank City in Simmonds Street – FNB CEO to speech from Springbok Bus Roof
• Onto Nasrec Road past Riverley and to the FNB Stadium
• South to Ben Naude Street
• Left into Immink Road
• Right into Chris Hani Street past Maponya Mall
• Right into Klipspruit Valley Road
• Left into Kumalo Main Road and left into Vilakazi Street and onto the Hector
Pieterson Memorial
• From approximately 15h45 to 16h15: past Orlando Stadium to FNB Stadium
• N 1 Highway – 16h30 – Arrival Fireblade Aviation 17h10

3rd November - Cape Town - 10:00-16:15 - 33km

• 07h00 Bomb Sweep
• 10h00 Bruch/Grand parade speeches
• 11h:00 Tour starts at City Hall and bus departs along Darling Street
• Left onto Adderley Street
• Right onto Wale Street
• Left onto Long Street
• Right onto Buitensingel
• Right onto Loop Street
• Right onto Strand Street
• Left onto Adderley Street
• Left onto Hans Strijdom Ave onto Helen Suzman
• To DHL Stadium

4th November - KwaZulu-Natal - 09:15-14:00 - 49km

• 06h30 Bomb Sweep
• 08h00 Premier to meet Coach / Captain (Khaya) - Plan to leave earlier
• 08h30: Start at Garden Court Aurora Drive – Plan to leave no later than 08h30
• Left into Centenary Blvd
• Right into Umhlanga Rocks Drive over M41
• Right into Kennith Kaunda Drive
• Take Kennith Kaunda Drive that becomes Blackburn Road
• Right into Chris Hani R102
• Left onto N2
• Right onto Queen Nandi Drive
• Left on Malendela Road
• Approximately 09h30: drive past KwaMashu Station
• On Malendela Road onto Inanda Road
• Right onto N2 for 800m and Left onto Umgeni Road
• Left into R102 Chris Hani Road around Roadhouse Cresent
• Right Onto Riverside Road towards the M4 Ruth First Highway
• South onto the M4 Ruth First Highway and onto Stalwart Simelane Street, which becomes Florence Nzama Street
• Right onto Anton Lambede Street
• Approximately 10h30: Mayoral visit stop at Durban City Hall This is 20Km from KwaMashu Station … Timing Feasible
• 11h30: Depart City Hall via Anton Lambede Street
• Right onto Brooke Road
• Right onto Dr Pixley Kaseme Street to OR Tambo Parade and turn left
• North via Battery Beach Road
• 12h30 Moses Mahbida Stadium for private lunch with the Premier Press conference with selected players

5th November - East London - 09:15-14:00 - 26.7km

• Starting at the Garden Court Hotel
• Left into Moore Stree
• Left into John Bailie Road
• Continue along John Bailie Road
• Left into Glen Eagles Road
• Right into Old Transkei Road
• Left into Devereaux Avenue
• Left into Western Avenue
• Right into Amalinda Main Road
• Left into Woolwash Road
• Left onto Mdantsane Access Road
• Right into Alphen Road
• Right into John Nash Road
• Left into Dunnoon Road
• Right into Douglas Smith Highway
• Right into Windyridge Road
• Into St Peters Road
• Right into Oxford Street
• Down Oxford Street Stopping at The City Hall
• Depart City Hall down Oxford Street
• Left into Fleet Street
• Right into Currie Street
• Along the Esplanade
• Finish at the Garden Court Hotel

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