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South Africa v British and Irish Lions – 3rd Test (2021 Tour)

August 7, 2021

The British and Irish lions round off their 2021 tour of South Africa in the third test at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. The Lions last faced the Springboks at Ellis Park in the third test of the 2009 tour, winning 28-9 as they ultimately lost the series 2-1 (see below).

Ellis Park Stadium

A guide to visiting the historic Ellis Park Stadium, currently known as Emirates Airline Park 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 South Africa 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 Johannesburg?

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

From the airport, the Gautrain runs to Sandton in 15 minutes, for connections to Pretoria and Johannesburg change at Marlboro. There are plans for there to be a direct service to Pretoria and Johannesburg from the airport.

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

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

Where to stay in Johannesburg

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


Ellis Park
Johannesburg, South Africa

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