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Lions v British and Irish Lions (2021 Tour)

July 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm SAST


The British and Irish Lions open their 2021 tour of South Africa with a match against the Lions of Super Rugby, as they build up to three test matches against the Springboks starting on the 24th July. The British Lions faced the Golden Lions (the feeder team to the ‘Lions’) as part of their 2009 tour, winning 74-10 at Ellis Park Stadium.

Where is Lions v British and Irish Lions being played?

A guide to visiting the historic Ellis Park Stadium is available here.

Ellis Park Stadium (Johannesburg)

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 Lions 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 Lions v British and Irish Lions

O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is South Africa’s primary international and domestic airport, offering direct flights to destinations on all continents.

Thinking of going to Johannesburg? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Further travel information is available on the Ellis Park Stadium guide above.

Hotels for Lions v British and Irish Lions

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Johannesburg by clicking here.

Last Updated on June 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist


Ellis Park
Johannesburg, South Africa

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