South Africa’s four Vodacom Super Rugby franchise teams will return to competitive rugby this weekend in an exciting double header at Loftus Versfeld, where the Vodacom Super Fan Saturday will restart the local season that was halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South African rugby fans came out in full force and applied for 323,964 tickets to attend the eight matches of next year’s tour of the British & Irish Lions.
South Africa’s seven franchises will battle it out for Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked and Currie Cup honours when the domestic season resumes next month, after a complete re-working of fixtures and competition structures has been forced by the six-month interruption.
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2020 would take place in Australia, in November and December this year, SANZAAR announced on Friday.
There’s just one week to go and South African rugby fans are urged to get into the virtual queue for tickets to the British & Irish Lions tour in 2021, before the ballot closes at midnight next Wednesday (16 September).
The ballot for tickets to matches of the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa opened today (Wednesday, 2 September), with rugby supporters urged to pick the tickets they wish to purchase for next year’s eight-match tour in the coming fortnight.
SA Rugby can confirm that the franchises have been given the green light to resume with full contact training from today, after all the players completed the necessary health checks and other protocol required. An announcement on the proposed competition structure for the rest of the season will be made as soon as all the details have been ironed out...
Tickets from as little as R100 for next year's British & Irish Lions tour will be available from 2 September following SA Rugby’s announcement of the prices and ballot process on Tuesday.