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South Africa A v British and Irish Lions (2021 Tour)
July 14, 2021 @ 8:00 pm SAST
The British and Irish Lions play their penultimate tour match at the Cape Town Stadium before they face the Springboks 10 days later. They take on the South Africa ‘A’ team, the second South Africa national team that used to be known as the Junior Springboks or the Emerging Springboks. The Lions faced the Emerging Springboks on the 2009 tour in an entertaining match at Newlands Stadium, which included a last minute converted try by the Boks to draw 13-13 (see below).
Where is South Africa A v British and Irish Lions being played?
The match was originally due to be played at the safari-themed Mbombela Stadium but was later moved to the Cape Town Stadium, a full guide is available here.
British and Irish Lions Tour 2021
A guide to the British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa in 2021 is available here.
Sports Tourist’s Guide to the British & Irish Lions Tour of South Africa 2021
How do I get tickets for South Africa A v British and Irish Lions?
For South Africa fans, a ballot will be held for all matches – registration is available on the official website.
For Lions fans, priority access tickets have already sold out. However it was confirmed in March 2020 that there was going to be a ticket ballot, sign up for updates on the official Lions website.
Travel to South Africa A v British and Irish Lions
Cape Town International Airport is the second busiest airport in South Africa and fourth busiest in the African continent. The airport has direct international connections to several destinations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the United States and domestic connections Johannesburg and Durban.
The A01 MyCiTi bus runs between Cape Town Civic Centre and the Airport, costing around R70 and running every 20 minutes.
Thinking of flying to Cape Town? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.
Further travel information is available on the Cape Town Stadium guide above.
Hotels for South Africa A v British and Irish Lions
Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Cape Town by clicking here.
Last Updated on June 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist