World champion Springboks announce SA bus tour dates

Springboks Rugby World Cup (Getty Images)
Springboks Rugby World Cup (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad are due to arrive back in South Africa on a number of flights from Japan over a two day period between Tuesday and Wednesday, November 5 and 6. 

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 16:30-16:45 on Tuesday. 

And supporters will have a chance to see the Springboks as well as the Webb Ellis Cup when the Springboks will kick off their Champions Tour in Gauteng on Thursday, November 7 with the parade including stops in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto.

The squad will also parade the Webb Ellis Cup in a number of other locations before concluding the tour in Cape Town on Monday, November 11.

Full details will be confirmed closer to the time.

The planned RWC Champions Tour stops are as follow:

- Thursday, November 7: Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto

- Friday, November 8 : Durban

- Saturday, November 9: East London

- Sunday, November 10: Port Elizabeth

- Monday, November 11: Cape Town

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