And a hero’s welcome awaits captain Siya Kolisi’s men from the moment they land in Johannesburg.
The squad will on Thursday kick off their nationwide RWC Champions Tour, where they will show off the William Webb Ellis Cup to Bok befok fans.
The planned stops are:
Thursday, 7 November, in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto;
Friday, 8 November, in Durban;
Saturday, 9 November, in East London;
Sunday, 10 November, in Port Elizabeth;
And finally Monday, 11 November, in Cape Town.
Their Mother City tour will include:
Bus parade in Langa from 10am to 11am;
Bus parade through the city centre from 11.30am to 1pm;
Trophy tour at Cape Town Stadium from 1.30pm to 3pm.