RUGBY UNION: British & Irish Lions Tour of Australia 2013 – Exclusively live on Sky Sports

May 27, 2013

After four long years for British and Irish fans, the Lions roar into life once again for the 2013 Tour of Australia and Sky Sports will be the only place to witness all the drama as a magical month of rugby unfolds.

Warren Gatland and his coaching staff will be looking to secure the first Lions series win since South Africa in 1997 and create a new breed of legends to wear the famous red jersey, led by captain Sam Warburton.

The Lions will be heading down under for the 125th anniversary tour to take on Australia in three test matches and a further six tour matches, with an additional game to kick-start the tour in Hong Kong against the famous Barbarians side on June 1.

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RUGBY UNION: Sky Sports secures exclusive British & Irish Lions rights

July 26, 2012

Sky Sports has won the exclusive live rights to the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia in 2013.

All three Tests along with seven additional tour matches will be shown live in June and July 2013 on TV, PC, mobile and tablet devices.

The deal extends the relationship between Sky Sports and the British & Irish Lions into its 17th year, and the tour will be the fifth shown exclusively live by the broadcaster since 1997.

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