Lions vs South Africa kick-off time and TV information for first Test

Lions vs South Africa kick-off time and TV information for first Test
Warren Gatland’s side kick off the Test series in Cape Town this weekend

The eagerly anticipated Test series between the British and Irish Lions en Suid-Afrika gets underway in Cape Town die naweek.

All three games will now be held in the city with Covid-19 cases surging in Gauteng, where the Second Test and Third Test were due to be held.

The Lions arrive having been beaten just once during their warm-up fixtures after victory over the Stormers last Saturday.

The world champion Springboks will arrive with confidence after a South Africa ‘A’ side bearing striking resemblance to this team inflicted that sole defeat aan Warren Gatland’s squad.

Here is everything you need to know about the First Test:

Wanneer is dit?

The match will kick off at 5pm BST in Cape Town a on Saturday 10 Julie.

Hoe kan ek daarna kyk?

Sky Sports will air the fixture live, with the action also available to stream on the broadcaster’s website and via the SkyGo app.

Wat is die spannuus?

South Africa XV (1-15): Ox Nche, Bongi Mbonambi, Trevor Nyakane, Eben Etzebeth, Franco Mostert, Siya Kolisi (c), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Kwagga Smith; Faf de Klerk, Handre Pollard, Makazole Mapimpi, Damian de Allende, Lukhanyo Am, Cheslin Kolbe, Willie Le Roux

Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Frans Malherbe, Lood de Jager, Rynhardt Elstadt; Herschel Jantjies, Elton Jantjies, Damian Willemse

Lions XV (1-15): Wyn Jones, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Tadhg Furlong, Maro Itoje, Alun Wyn Jones (c), Courtney Lawes, Tom Curry, Jack Conan; Ali Price, Dan Biggar, Duhan van der Merwe, Robbie Henshaw, Elliot Daly, Anthony Watson, Stuart Hogg

Replacements: Ken Owens, Rory Sutherland, Kyle Sinckler, Tadhg Beirne, Hamish Watson; Conor Murray, Owen Farrell, Liam Williams

Odds

Suid-Afrika: Gelyk

Teken: 18/1

Leeus: Gelyk

Voorspelling

Suid-Afrika 23-18 Leeus

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