The All Blacks are coming to
Local rugby fans will thrill to the performance of the haka on October 7, when the world champions
A highly-placed source in local rugby confirmed late on Thursday that Newlands rugby stadium had received the required security certificate for the Rugby Championship match against Allister Coetzee’s team.
SA Rugby had awarded the match to Newlands in May, but the venue was subject to the outcome of an application for a safety certificate for the grand old ground.
Had clearance not been granted, the choice clash could have been moved to another city, or possibly to the Cape Town Stadium.
Councillor Alderman JP Smith, the mayoral committee member responsible for safety, security and social services in the City of
Smith said: “I can confirm that the safety certificate has been signed. The senior engineer in the city signed off on it, as well as the most senior safety and security (official) from Disaster Management.”
Shukran for all the support here in Cape Town. Win or lose Me and the boys have always had a special time here ❤️🙌🏽 🏉 pic.twitter.com/TT6ZvaPujI
The last time the All Blacks played in
In their other home Rugby Championship fixture, the Boks face
* This story has been updated.IOL Sport