SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions have jointly agreed to postpone the on-sale dates for the ticket ballots due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The ticket ballot in South Africa and the release of the ticket-inclusive supporter travel packages for the eargerly awaited series next year were initially due to be launched in April 2020, with the ticket ballot in Europe set to launch in July. Now decision to delay it has been agreed to by both organisations.
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux said: ‘The British & Irish Lions tour is a significant event for us in South Africa but we are aware everyone’s priorities are in doing everything they can to fight the Covid-19 pandemic – and we are no exception. We ask our passionate rugby supporters to please bear with us during this difficult time.’
More information on the revised sale dates for the ticket ballots as well as the supporter travel packages will be communicated in due course.
‘As I am sure our supporters will understand, both unions didn’t think it appropriate to make tickets and our 2021 Tour packages available for purchase at these times,’ said Lions managing director Ben Calveley.
‘We hope to be able to announce new sales dates in the near future, but until then we would like to wish everyone the best of health in these unprecedented times.’
South African supporters wishing to attend British & Irish Lions matches next year can still register at www.lionstour2021.co.za.
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