British & Irish Lions Tour Betting Tips

The British & Irish Lions (B&I Lions) Tour is probably the most iconic rugby union tour around the globe. The B&I Lions consist of the national teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales and tour New Zealand, South Africa and Australia every four years. This means one country gets to see them every 12 years.

The year of 2021 will see the B&I Lions tour to the southern tip of Africa. Since they left South African shores in 2009 they have not lost a series. On their 2013 tour to Australia they left victorious and got a credible drawn series result against New Zealand in 2017.

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2021 British & Irish Lions Betting Odds


The B&I Lions are the early favourites to win in South Africa against the world champions at 1.61. The hosts offer value at 2.35 while a drawn series is priced at 35.00.

More odds will become available closer to the time of the tour.

2021 British & Irish Lions Fixtures


The British & Irish Lions will play eight fixtures in South Africa including the three Test matches against the Springboks.

Date
Match
Stadium
Saturday 3 JulyB&I Lions vs StormersCape Town Stadium
Wednesday 7 JulyB&I Lions vs SA 'Invitational'Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Saturday 10 JulyB&I Lions vs SharksKings Park
Wednesday 14 JulyB&I Lions vs South Africa AMbombela Stadium
Saturday 17 JulyB&I Lions vs Bulls Loftus Versfeld
Saturday 24 JulySouth Africa vs B&I Lions (1st Test)FNB Stadium
Saturday 31 JulySouth Africa vs B&I Lions (2nd Test)Cape Town Stadium
Saturday 7 AugustSouth Africa vs B&I Lions (3rd Test)Emirates Airline Park

British & Irish Lions Results


Be sure to do your research on the British & Irish Lions before placing any bet. Look at their results but also how the players have performed for their respective teams in the lead up to the tour. It may be important to note that the last time the B&I Lions lost a tour it happened in South Africa.

British & Irish Lions Highlights


There are numerous places where you can watch the B&I Lions highlights from the last few tours. YouTube is probably your best bet.

When is the 2021 British & Irish Lions Tour?


The British & Irish Lions will tour South Africa in July and August 2021. The tour gets underway on 3 July 2021.

British & Irish Lions Free Bets


Many online bookmakers will offer B&I Lions free bets and special offers including price boosts. Check bets.co.za for all the latest offers.

British & Irish Lions News


This will be a key component in the lead up to the series. Not just B&I Lions news but also player news in the lead up to the tour. The B&I Lions only play every four years so picking up on player form or disharmony within the squad could give you the edge over the bookmakers.

British & Irish Lions Social Media


Follow all the latest news on the British & Irish Lions social media pages:

British & Irish Lions Twitter – twitter.com/lionsofficial
British & Irish Lions Facebook – facebook.com/BritishandIrishLions
British & Irish Lions Twitter - instagram.com/britishandirishlions

2021 British & Irish Lions Tour of South Africa FAQ

When will the British & Irish Lions tour South Africa?

The British & Irish Lions will tour South Africa from 3 July 2021 to August 7 2021.

How many games will the British & Irish Lions play on their tour to South Africa in 2021?

The British & Irish Lions will play eight matches in South Africa. This includes three Test matches against South Africa and five warm-up games.

How often do the British & Irish Lions tour?

The British & Irish Lions tour every four years to one of Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. This means that these nations welcome the British & Irish Lions every 12 years.

When last did the British & Irish Lions lose a tour?

The British & Irish Lions last series defeat came in 2009 when they lost 2-1 to South Africa. Since then they have beaten Australia and drawn with New Zealand.

Who will coach the British & Irish Lions in 2021?

Former Wales coach Warren Gatland will coach the British & Irish Lions on his third successive tour.

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