Lions fans, we’re into June. And that can mean only one thing. The start of the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa is just under a month away. We can barely contain our excitement and we know you can’t either.
Sometimes the weight of history can loom large. Sometimes it’s an added motivator and other times players can simply push it to the back of their minds. The question is, when the latest crop of Lions pull on their British & Irish Lions 2021 shirts for the first test against South Africa, how much will history play a part in their performance?
Now we know who’s got a seat on the plane when the British and Irish Lions 2021 head out to South Africa for the start of the tour in July we can turn our attention to how we think the lads will get on. And boy are we excited for this one.
Which players have the honour of pulling on the 2021 British & Irish Lions shirt in South Africa come July.
Was the British & Irish Lions jersey always the iconic red? And has there been any changes down the years? Let’s take a look.
Whether you’re now back playing rugby after lockdown or you just want to boost your training in anticipation of the upcoming Lions Tour of South Africa, here are just a few things you can do to become a Lion in your own right.
Dig a little deeper into what we’re up against when the tour kicks off in July, we’re looking into the archives at some of the most historic moments in South African rugby history.
The Lions 2021 tour of South Arica is happening. Undoubtedly that’s a win. But no fans? It’s no doubt tinged with a bit of sadness. But we’re still excited and we know you are too. So what better way of whetting the appetite than with a look back at our top Lions and some of their most memorable moments (our top 5 in fact).