British & Irish Lions

British & Irish Lions board promise 2021 tour decision is imminent

THE British and Irish Lions say they will make an early decision whether this year’s tour of South Africa can go ahead amid the pandemic.
A final decision had been expected in March, but Ben Calveley, the Lions managing director, suggested yesterday that date could be brought forward to February.
The tour is due to start in July but could be cancelled or delayed until 2022 as Covid-19 cases surge in South Africa and the UK.
Calveley said: “We are very aware of the need to make a timely decision on the best way forward; not least so that we can provide clarity to supporters booked to travel t...

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