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Tickets Now On Sale for British & Irish Lions vs The Barbarians in Hong Kong

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The British & Irish Lions will kick off their six-week tour to Australia with a game in Hong Kong against the famous Barbarians Club on Saturday, 1 June 2013.

 The tour marks the 125-year anniversary of The Lions’ proud touring heritage and traditions.

It has been a long time since such a game has taken place en-route to the main tour destination. “The last Lions Tour to Australia in 2001 heralded the dawn of 'The Red Army' with tens of thousands of English, Irish, Scottish & Welsh tourists and expats wearing the red jersey in support of the Lions. For 2013 we have the perfect opportunity to expand this in the developing rugby region of Asia with the inclusion of a match in Hong Kong,” said Tour manager and former Lion Andy Irvine.

Trevor Gregory, Chairman of the HKRFU added: “We are proud to be hosting this truly unique rugby occasion. It will be an honour to welcome the British & Irish Lions and the Barbarians for a fixture that continues their remarkable legacy. I have no doubt it will capture the imagination of rugby supporters in Hong Kong, the Asian region and the rest of the world.”

Tickets are now on sale, and there are 3 categories of tickets available from HK Ticketing (all reserved seating):

Gold HK$1,290
Silver HK$1,000
Bronze HK$ 750

A maximum of 8 tickets per person is permitted.

The British & Irish Lions - Established 1888

Many of the best players from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England combine to create the iconic British & Irish Lions.

For more than 50 years the Lions have been synonymous with their famous red shirts and tour South Africa, New Zealand and Australia respectively every four years.

 The Lions’ Tour to Australia in 2013 will be their first since 2001 where they will play nine matches, include three Test matches against the Wallabies.

The match on 1 June 2013 will be the first time The Lions have every played in Hong Kong.

As there are so many Pictures of The British and Irish Lions v The Barbarians in Hong Kong we have cut them up into different pages for your viewing pleasure. Other pages include: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7 and Page 8.

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