All the incredible RWC 2019 tributes and dates for the national World Cup Champions Tour


New Springbok kit for the Rugby World Cup. Photo. Springboks. Twitter

After an incredible final match against England in Tokyo, Japan, our World Cup champions return to home soil this week. The Springboks united the country when they defeated England during the finals last weekend, with the country’s first African captain, Siya Kolisi, leading the team to victory.

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus, Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and vice-captain Handre Pollard will be amongst the first to arrive at OR Thambo later today, Tuesday, November 5. The rest of the team will land in Johannesburg on Wednesday, November 6.

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The national World Cup Champions Tour officially kicks off on November 7 in Gauteng and will continue to include stops across the country where the RWC champions will parade the Webb Ellis Cup for fans. Take a look at all the dates and venus below (more details may still be released) as well as some of the most memorable tributes made by celebrities and fans across the world.

Image: Sowetan Live
The RWC Champions tour stops:

– Thursday, 7 November: Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto

– Friday, 8 November: Durban

– Saturday, 9 November: East London

– Sunday, 10 November: Port Elizabeth

– Monday, 11 November: Cape Town

Springbok Tributes from across the world
Durban artists  – Ewokessay, Mook Lion, Dane Stops, and Giffy – pay tribute to Springboks with a massive mural

Trevor Noah expresses his pride in our rugby team and our captain Siya Kolisi

South African actress and star of the hit show Lucifer, Lesley-Ann Brandt congratulates the Bokke too…

Charlize Theron sends her love…

Roger Federer – whose mother is from South Africa – congratulates the Bokke…

From Roger to the Springboks!

Thank you Roger Federer!🇿🇦#StrongerTogether

Posted by Springboks on Sunday, 3 November 2019

And Prince Harry, who considers South Africa a second home, makes a point of personally congratulating the entire team on camera as well as President Cyril Ramaphosa


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