British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa 2021

Relocating the tour to Australia tour will raise £10m for British & Irish Lions


THE Wallabies are prepared to reinforce their British & Irish Lions offer by making the summer tour pay to the tune of up to £10m.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan told The Rugby Paper last night: “All the Lions and South Africa need to do is say ‘yes’ and we will do the rest. The Lions will walk away with a nice cheque and so will the Springboks. To me, it’s a no-brainer.
“There are many plusses and one of the biggest ones is that by bringing the tour here, the Lions stay true to their tradition of playing in the southern hemisphere.
“It would be unique for everyone concer...

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