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South Africa Invitational v British and Irish Lions (2021 Tour)

July 7, 2021

The British and Irish Lions play the second match of their 2021 tour, playing an ‘Invitational’ South African side in Port Elizabeth. The Lions return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium after playing the Southern Kings as part of the 2009 tour, winning 20-8 (see below).


Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

A guide to visiting the impressive Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is available here.

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (Port Elizabeth)


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 Invitational 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.


How do I get to Port Elizabeth?

The Port Elizabeth Airport is the fourth busiest airport in South Africa but only dealing with domestic flights from Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg. If flying internationally, you will have to transfer at Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg.

Thinking of flying to Port Elizabeth? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Further travel information is available on the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium guide above.


Where to stay in Port Elizabeth

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


Venue

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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