Lions tour for 2021 confirmed as fixture list released

British and Irish Lions have confirmed their tour of South Africa in 2021 will go ahead as planned.

The tour will take place next July and August, and is the Lions’ first tour of South Africa since 2009.

The fixture list for the tour has also been confirmed – the Lions will take on the hosting world champions again.

The Lions will begin with a game against the DHL Stormers on July 3 which will be followed by four more games against South African sides.

They will begin the test series against the Springboks on Saturday 24 July in Johannesberg.

The follwing week they face the World Champions in Cape Town before finishing the series in Johannesberg on August 7

Every game will be live and exclusive on Sky Sports.

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