Springbok Trophy Tour Times for Gauteng Route on Thursday

The Springboks’ Rugby World Cup (triumphant!!) Trophy Tour kicks off in Gauteng on Thursday when the Bokke will travel through parts of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto, parading the Webb Ellis Cup from an open-top bus.

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus and South Africa's RG Snyman pose with the Webb Ellis Cup they celebrate winning the world cup final.
South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus and South Africa’s RG Snyman pose with the Webb Ellis Cup they celebrate winning the world cup final. REUTERS/Matthew Childs

The Springbok RWC bus route plan for Gauteng is as follows:

Pretoria:

08h30 to 09h30: Union Building South Lawns
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 11h00 Stop at Tshwane House and then depart to Johannesburg

Johannesburg and Soweto:

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
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

Please note: all times are subject to change.


The route plans for Durban (8 Nov), East London (9 Nov), Port Elizabeth (10 Nov) and Cape Town (11 Nov) will be communicated in due course.