Final British & Irish Lions date confirmed

The date for the match between a Coastal XV and the British & Irish Lions has been confirmed for June 16 in Port Elizabeth.

SA Rugby sought and was granted dispensation from government to play the match on the Youth Day public holiday.


The match will kick off at 3pm at the new Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

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 (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

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