The eagerly awaited series visits some of the most impressive stadiums in world sport and culminates in three Test matches against the newly crowned Rugby World Cup champions, the Springboks.

Saturday 24 July (first Test): Springboks vs British & Irish Lions – FNB Stadium, Johannesburg

Saturday 31 July (second Test): Springboks vs British & Irish Lions – Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town

Saturday 7 August (third Test): British Lions vs South Africa – Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg

British And Irish Lions next live rugby match on TV

British and Irish Lions will play host to Japan in the British & Irish Lions.

Ways to watch Sky Sports TBC

Live Rugby Union is regularly shown live on Sky Sports Action, Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Main Event, all of which you can subscribe to individually or as the Complete Sky Sports package.