Here is the full schedule of match’s in the British & Irish Lions Tour to Australia in 2013. The schedule starts with a first for the team and their opponents as they meet the Barbarians in Hong Kong whilst on route to Australia. There will be other firsts whilst in Australia as they play Western Force and Melbourne Rebels the newest franchises in the Super 15 competition.
The Lions start their tour with a stop off in Hong Kong where they will face the Barbarians on June 1st, they then fly to Perth where they will start their warm-up games for the 2012 Test Series. They’ll play four of the five Australian Super 15 franchises before their opening Test in Brisbane on June 22nd, a mid week game against the Melbourne Rebels will complete the set and there will be two further Tests in Melbourne and Sydney to finish the tour against the third placed team at last year’s Rugby World Cup.
Full Tour Schedule<
Sat 01 Jun Barbarians v British & Irish Lions Hong Kong
Wed 05 Jun Western Force v British & Irish Lions Perth
Sat 08 Jun Queensland Reds v British & Irish Lions Brisbane
Wed 12 Jun Comb NSW-Queensland Country v British & Irish Lions Newcastle
Sat 15 Jun NSW Waratahs v British & Irish Lions Sydney
Tue 18 Jun ACT Brumbies v British & Irish Lions Canberra
Sat 22 Jun Australia v British & Irish Lions Brisbane
Tue 25 Jun Melbourne Rebels v British & Irish Lions Melbourne
Sat 29 Jun Australia v British & Irish Lions Melbourne
Sat 06 Jul Australia v British & Irish Lions Sydney