The British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa in July 2021 will not be rescheduled despite a direct overlap with the new dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games announced on Monday.
SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions have jointly agreed to postpone the on-sale dates for the ticket ballots due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa could provide the local game with financial relief after the coronavirus pandemic, according to a WP board member.
Highlights of the second British & Irish Lions Test against the Springboks in Pretoria in 2009.
The British & Irish Lions will face the Boks in Tests at the FNB Stadium, Cape Town Stadium and Ellis Park when they tour South Africa in 2021.
Head coach Warren Gatland is ‘absolutely thrilled’ with the itinerary for the British & Irish Lions’ eight-game tour of South Africa in 2021.
Most of the World Cup-winning Springboks will have reached their prime by the time the British & Irish Lions tour South Africa, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2021 will be cut from 10 to eight matches.