Currie Cup

Sharks ready to parade trophy

2013-10-30 07:51
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Durban - To share in the celebrations of the Sharks' Currie Cup final victory over Western Province, the team will embark on a parade around the city to display the Currie Cup trophy and thank the many fans for their support this season, reports Sharks website editor Michael Marnewick.

GALLERY: Sharks victory parade

The municipality together with the Premier’s office of the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government are the hosts of this event, a victory parade through the streets of Durban to celebrate the achievement of the Sharks in the 2013 Currie Cup.

In a spirit of nation-building and civic pride, the executive committee, under the leadership of Mayor James Nxumalo has approved the hosting of the victory celebrations.

The parade will take place from 09:00 to 13:00 on Wednesday.

The Sharks team together with the Currie Cup trophy will board the Rickshaw bus at Kings Park at 09:00. The bus will then proceed to the City Hall, a short breakfast will be served and a meet and greet with the Mayor at the full council meeting will take place before the council meeting begins.

A certificate of achievement will be presented to Sharks captain Keegan Daniel by Mayor James Nxumalo.

Fans are able to cheer the team along the route of the parade.

Proposed route:

•    Parade starts at 09:00 from Kings Park. The Ricksha bus arrives at city hall at 09:30. The procession starts outside the city hall on the Anton Lembede Road (Smith Street)
•    The procession proceeds along Anton Lembede Street and turn left into Russell Street
•    The procession then turns into Dr Pixley Ka Seme Street (West Street)
•    The procession will proceed to the beachfront and travel along OR Tambo Drive (Marine Parade) and turn left into Argyle Road at the Blue Waters Hotel
•    The procession will then turn right into Masabalala Yengwa Street (MNR Avenue) and thereafter turn left into Jacko Jackson and return to Kings Park

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