BBC announce Lions coverage

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The BBC have announced they will be showing the Great Britain Lions’ tour of the Southern Hemisphere, both live and highlights

The Lions have been revived this year, with two games against New Zealand, and other tests against Tonga and Papua New Guinea.

Coverage will start as follows:

26th October: Tonga (7.30am)

2nd November: New Zealand (3.30am)

9th November: New Zealand (6.30am)

16th November: Papua New Guinea (7am)

Highlights will be at 1.15pm on the day of the match.

“We are delighted the Great Britain Rugby League Lions will be back in action and on BBC Sport this autumn,” said BBC director of sport Barbara Slater.

“They have certainly provided some iconic moments over the years and with the Rugby League World Cup in the UK just two years away, this series will showcase some of the best talent and offer a taster of what’s to come.”

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