Sport & Health Springbok World Cup champions all set to ‘pronk’ on SA tour

Springbok World Cup champions all set to ‘pronk’ on SA tour

From Thursday the Springboks will start a national tour and acknowledge all their fan's support

Siya Kolisi and President Cyril Ramaphosa hold up the Web Ellis cup. Image: @Springboks (Twitter)

As the South African nation rides high on the wave of the Springboks’ euphoric 2019 Rugby World Cup victory, our boytjies are packing their bags to return home and embark on their Champions Tour of glory.

On Saturday, the Springboks shone on the world stage when they beat England with a final score of 32-12 at the International Stadium Yokohama, in Japan, to hold aloft the Web Ellis Cup as rugby world champions.

And South Africans could not be more proud! Bok supporters throughout the country – and the world – have taken social media by storm in celebration of our team’s dynamic display of power over the Red Roses.

Coach Rassie Erasmus’s Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad will arrive back in South Africa on Wednesday before kicking off their Champions Tour in Gauteng on Thursday.

The planned RWC Champions Tour stops are as follow:

  • Thursday, 7 November: Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto;
  • Friday, 8 November: Durban;
  • Saturday, 9 November: East London;
  • Sunday, 10 November: Port Elizabeth; and
  • Monday, 11 November: Cape Town

Full details will be confirmed closer to the time

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