WATCH: Boks ready to showcase RWC Trophy to Durban
CAPE TOWN – Overnight showers have not dampened the mood in Durban where the Springboks are, this morning, embarking on stage two of their Trophy Tour.
Hundreds of supporters gathered at the Garden Court, the team’s hotel as the rainclouds cleared.
Burly Bok forward Duane Vermeulen got the crowd outside the hotel going when he took up position on the roof of the open-topped bus, clutching the famous William Webb Ellis trophy.
The route for the Durban Trophy Tour is:
09h15: Tour starts on Centenary Boulevard in Umhlanga
Right onto Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Then onto the M41 and the M2
Take the Curnick Ndlovu Highway offramp and make a right towards Mount Moriah
Left onto the M577 Route
Right onto Queen Nandi Drive
Left on Amanzimtoti Road
Approximately 09h30: drive past KwaMashu Station
Right onto Malendela Road
Right onto Queen Nandi Drive over M577 Route
Right onto R102 Chris Hani Road
Onto Riverside Road towards the M4 Ruth First Highway
South onto the M4 Ruth First Highway and onto Stalwart Simelane Street, which becomes Florence Nzama Street
Right onto Anton Lambede Street
Approximately 10h30: Mayoral visit stop at Durban City Hall
11h00: Depart City Hall via Anton Lambede Street
Right onto Brooke Road
Right onto Dr Pixley Kaseme Street to OR Tambo Parade and turn left
North via Battery Beach Road