The British and Irish Lions Tour to Nigeria is going on just nearby, May to This summer 2009! With three test matches and 7 provincial games to become performed in Durban, Pretoria and Gauteng, rugby fans are going insane with anticipation from the much looked forward to clash backward and forward rugby titans.
Let us possess a quick recap from the previous encounters between your British Lions and also the South African Springboks in the last 40 years. The newest tour was over about ten years ago (1997), in which the British Lions handled an almost whitewash, winning two thirds tests and losing 3 games. In 1980, the Springboks handled a 3 – 1 defeat within the Lions using the test matches, even though the Lions bashed them 14 – using the non-test games. In 1974, the Lions had top of the hands, not losing any test matches and clinching the series although the alternative happened in 1968, using the Springboks crushing the Lions.
So, what’s going to happen this time around around? Will the mighty British Lions have the ability to defend against the present rugby world cup champs, Springboks who’ve the benefit of using their homeground? The tour mind coach, Ian McGeechan “Geech” a rugby legend themself getting performed using the Lions two times within the 1970’s and captained the Scottish team nine occasions and also the tour manager Gerald Davies are confident of the Lions victory!
For fans, there’s much to anticipate – with amazing package offers and various prize outings to become won to go to Nigeria and witness the experience live! The British and Irish Lions 2009 clothing line continues to be launched with rugby T-t shirts and polo t shirts obtainable in various dimensions and colors for everybody – including as well as kids! With a lot of options for example replica kits, hats, tracksuits, jackets, jewelry, ties, rugby balls and pin badges available, there’s something for everybody to savor.
Regardless of whether you intend on flying to Nigeria to look at the matches live, or is going to be following a matches in your telly in your own home, you might want to put on the t shirts in support for that occasion or keep your merchandise to keep in mind balance looked forward to encounter.