The Stormers are scheduled to arrive at Grand Parade outside the Cape Town City Hall at 10:30 on Friday 24 June for the start of their open-top bus trophy parade to celebrate their United Rugby Championship title win.
The players and management will arrive at City Hall with the trophy and following speeches from Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, Premier of the Western Cape Alan Winde, Stormers captain Steven Kitshoff and Head Coach John Dobson, they will make their way back onto the buses for the parade to begin at 11:00.
The full itinerary and route for the parade has now also been finalised, with details here below, please note that all times are estimates and dependent on congestion.
Stormers parade route
Buses departs City Hall along Darling Street (11h00)
• Turns left into Adderley Street (11h03)
• Along Adderley Street and turns into Wale Street (11h10)
• Along Wale Street and turns left into Long Street (11h25)
• Along Long Street and turns right into Buitensingel (11h35)
• Turns right into Loop Street (11h45)
• Along Loop Street and turns left Riebeeck Street (11h55)
• Along Riebeeck Street into Somerset Road (12h15)
• Along Somerset Road towards stadium circle (12h30)
The parade will run a small loop through Cape Town’s CBD with the team also set to take the trophy out to various Western Cape communities.
Affected streets in Cape Town:
- Darling Street
- Adderley Street
- Wale Street
- Long Street
- Loop Street
- Riebeeck Street
- Somerset Road
Unless you intend to take in the parade it would be best to avoid the area entirely.
Fans can catch a glimpse of the champion Stormers team and the United Rugby Championship trophy along the route and those in the city are encouraged to come out and show their support.
This parade has been kindly facilitated by the City of Cape Town, to give the team a chance to connect with their supporters again and celebrate an incredible season.
The Stormers have made it their mission to get Cape Town smiling and this parade is a great opportunity for us all to celebrate this achievement together.
The United Rugby Championship trophy will be taken into the various communities in the greater Cape Town area in the coming months, with visits to clubs and schools to follow the bus tour on Friday.