The kick-off times for the ten matches of next year’s tour of South Africa by the British & Irish Lions have been confirmed.
SARU reports that all day matches will start at 3pm with the evening games kicking off at 7-10pm.
The only detail yet to be confirmed surrounds the match against a Coastal XV in Port Elizabeth. It is currently scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 16 (3pm) – which is the Youth Day public holiday – but has still to be confirmed.
The full schedule is now as follows:
Sat, May 30 (3pm) Highveld XV v Lions Rustenburg
Wed, June 3 (7-10pm) Xerox Golden Lions v Lions Johannesburg
Sat, June 6 (3pm) Vodacom Free State Cheetahs v Lions Bloemfontein
Wed, June 10 (7-10pm) Sharks v Lions Durban
Sat, June 13 (3pm) Vodacom WP v Lions Cape Town
Tues, June 16 TBC (3pm) Coastal Xv v Lions Port Elizabeth
Sat June 20 (3pm) South Africa v Lions Durban
Tues, June 23 (7-10pm) Emerging SA v Lions Cape Town
Sat, June 27 (3pm) South Africa v Lions Pretoria
Sat, July 4 (3pm) South Africa v Lions Johannesburg