Published: Saturday 4 July 2009
Coca Cola Park (Ellis Park) – Johannesburg
Date:4 July 2009 – Kick Off 3pm (2pm BST)
UK Television: Sky Sports 1 & HD1
Weather: Sunny, Max 15 degrees
Published: Saturday 27 June 2009
South Africa won the second test against the British & Irish Lions to clinch a series win avenging the series defeat to the Lions in 1997 and inflicting a third series defeat in a row on the Lions.
Published: Tuesday 23 June 2009
The period after the interval was not much better with a tactically poor kicking game gifting ball to the Emerging Boks who duly ran it straight back at the Lions.
Published: Saturday 20 June 2009
The British & Irish Lions nearly pulled off one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time, but fell just short at the final whistle.
Published: Tuesday 16 June 2009
It was the final warm up match for the British & Irish Lions ahead of the first test on Saturday and the Southern Kings proved to be no push over.
Published: Saturday 13 June 2009
Another win for the Lions, but only just. A last ditch penalty excellently taken by replacement James Hook was needed to ensure the Lions retained their 100% win rate going into the all important final week before the first Test.
Published: Wednesday 10 June 2009
The Lions scored a record win over the Natal Sharks in Durban this evening, but the critics have the knives out and don’t seem as impressed as we do with the performance.
Published: Saturday 6 June 2009
Well, that was a bit of a close call! After the Lions laid down a marker mid week against the Golden Lions, the Cheetahs tore into the British & Irish Lions and gave them an almighty scare with a missed drop goal the difference between a win for the Lions and a massive upset courtesy of the unfancied South African side.
Published: Wednesday 3 June 2009
The British & Irish Lions provided the perfect riposte to the game on Saturday by emphatically winning the game against a Golden Lions side that was stronger than the weekend’s opening opposition.
Published: Saturday 30 May 2009
The Lions stuttered to a rather flattering 37 points to 25 win over the Royal XV at Rustenburg this afternoon.