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Award-winning 'Chasing the Sun' comes to RugbyPass TV

The award-winning Chasing the Sun documentary series, charting South Africa's remarkable journey at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, is now available on RugbyPass TV

The highly acclaimed five-part documentary Chasing the Sun is now available for viewers to watch globally, and for free, on RugbyPass TV.


The gripping documentary series chronicles the journey of the Springboks as they strive to reclaim their status as champions at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

After a disappointing few years with a string of below par results, coach Rassie Erasmus was brought in to see if he could turn the fortunes around for a team who were expected to perform come world cup time. He had just 18 months.

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Chasing the Sun, the extraordinary documentary that traces the Springboks’ road to victory at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, is coming to RugbyPass TV.

Watch now

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Chasing the Sun on RugbyPass TV | RPTV

Chasing the Sun, the extraordinary documentary that traces the Springboks’ road to victory at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, is coming to RugbyPass TV.

Watch now

The series offers viewers an intimate look into the heart and soul of the team and coaching staff as they navigate the highs and lows in a quest to be at the top of the world game once again, 12 years after last winning the title that they had first won 12 years before that.

The beautifully made show delves into the Springboks’ intense preparation and gruelling training, and highlights the immense pressure faced by the team as they carried the hopes and dreams of a nation that so desperately needed something to smile about.

The behind-the-scenes access and one-on-one interviews produced an extremely touching, insightful, and unprecedented account of a world cup winning campaign, making Chasing the Sun arguably one of the best rugby documentaries ever released.


From pre-tournament to the final, the series builds in intensity and culminates in a moment that captures the hearts of a nation, proving to be far more significant in the bigger picture, bringing about hope for millions of South Africans, when hope was so desperately needed.

Watch Chasing the Sun on RugbyPass TV now

Led yet again by Siya Kolisi, the Springboks went on to repeat the incredible feat four years later, going back-to-back in France for their fourth Rugby World Cup title, resulting in the newly released Chasing the Sun 2. It will also be available on RugbyPass TV, from August 1, 2024.


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