British and Irish Lions – Tour to South Africa 2009

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The British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa is occurring just close to the corner, May possibly to July 2009! With a few check matches and 7 provincial games to be performed in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, rugby supporters around the globe are likely outrageous with anticipation of the a lot awaited clash involving the two rugby giants.

Let us have a quick recap of the past encounters between the British Lions and the South African Springboks more than the earlier four decades. The most the latest tour was over a ten years back (1997), wherever the British Lions managed a near whitewash, successful two out of three checks and losing only two online games. In 1980, the Springboks managed a three – one defeat about the Lions with the test matches, although the Lions thrashed them 14 – with the non-examination game titles. In 1974, the Lions had the upper hand, not dropping any exam matches and clinching the collection while the reverse transpired in 1968, with the Springboks crushing the Lions.

So, what will come about this time close to? Will the mighty British Lions be equipped to ward off the present-day rugby globe cup champs, Springboks who have the gain of participating in on their homeground? The tour head coach, Ian McGeechan “Geech” a rugby legend himself acquiring played with the Lions two times in the 1970’s and captained the Scottish workforce 9 situations and the tour manager Gerald Davies are self-confident of a Lions victory!

For admirers, there is a lot to seem forward to – with awesome package deals and various prize journeys to be won to vacation to South Africa and witness the action stay! The British and Irish Lions 2009 apparel line has been produced with rugby T-shirts and polo shirts obtainable in many dimensions and colours for everybody – together with ladies and children! With heaps of choices these types of as duplicate kits, hats, tracksuits, jackets, scarves, ties, rugby balls and pin badges available, there is a thing for anyone to get pleasure from.

No matter if you plan on flying to South Africa to enjoy the matches stay, or will be subsequent the matches on your telly at household, you may possibly want to use the shirts in support for the event or hold the items to remember the considerably awaited encounter.

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By Welmsley Justin