The World's Greatest, Tour.

Eight matches, six weeks and three Tests against the reigning World Champions – welcome to The British & Irish Lions Tour to South Africa in 2021.

The British & Irish Lions will play three Test matches against the Springboks on Saturday 24 July in Johannesburg, Saturday 31 July in Cape Town and then a potential series decider on Saturday 7 August back in Johannesburg.

And with five other matches that will also take in Port Elizabeth, Durban, Nelspruit and Pretoria, this is not only a journey to the home of the current World Cup winners but an adventure to one of the greatest countries on the planet.

Date

Fixture

Location

Stadium

Saturday 26th June 2021

British & Irish Lions v Japan

Edinburgh

BT Murrayfield Stadium

Saturday 3rd July 2021

DHL Stormers v British & Irish Lions

Cape Town

Cape Town Stadium

Wednesday 7th July 2021

South Africa 'Invitational' v British & Irish Lions

Port Elizabeth

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Saturday 10th July 2021

Cell C Sharks v British & Irish Lions 

Durban

Jonsson Kings Park

Wednesday 14th July 2021

South Africa 'A' v British & Irish Lions

Mbombela

Mbombela Stadium

Saturday 17th July 2021

Vodacom Bulls v British & Irish Lions

Pretoria

Loftus Versfeld

Saturday 24th July 2021

South Africa v British & Irish Lions

Johannesburg

FNB Stadium

Saturday 31st July 2021

South Africa v British & Irish Lions

Cape Town

Cape Town Stadium

Saturday 7th August 2021

South Africa v British & Irish Lions

Johannesburg

Emirates Airline Park