Published : Sep 11, 2023

Ready, Set, GO: The 2023 Rugby World Cup at Canal Walk

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As the 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off on 8 September, we are proud to support the South African Springboks! Canal Walk, Century City’s beloved shopping centre, is an official MTN Springboks fans mall, with the food court being transformed into your new favourite game day spot. Matches will be broadcast live from France and entertainment, giveaways, and prizes will be present on game days. And the best part – it’s all for free.

The 2023 Rugby World Cup is the tenth men’s Rugby World Cup and is taking place from 8 September 2023 to 28 October 2023 across 9 venues in France. The first and the final game will kick off at the Stade de France, north of Paris. The tournament is taking place on the 200th anniversary of the invention of the sport by William Webb Ellis. South Africa are the defending champions after defeating England in 2019, and we are so excited to see them win again this year!

Head to Canal Walk on the following days to be part of the fun and cheer our Boks on as they make history.

  • 10 September, from 16:15 (South Africa v Scotland)
  • 17 September, from 13:30 (South Africa v Romania)
  • 23 September, from 19:30 (South Africa v Ireland)
  • 1 October, from 19:30 (South Africa v Tonga)

Your favourite snacks will be available on the day with Cape Malay House, Starbucks, J&M Biltong, and Krispy Kreme selling their best refreshments.

Join your fellow South Africans for an unforgettable tournament at Canal Walk Shopping Centre. The vibes will be great and there is nothing like an electrifying crowd, ready to cheer on our boys! Why not make a weekend out of it? Stay at our hotel for easy access to Canal Walk and bask in the spirit of Century City for a few days. Be sure to reach out to our friendly team if you have any questions or would like to make a reservation. Hier kom die Bokke!

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