Event Details


Bay of Plenty v Lions

Rotorua International Stadium

7:10 PM


Woodward says Lions the "last great peak" of rugby

The British and Lions' tour of New Zealand matches the rugby World Cup in scale and importance says coach Sir Clive Woodward.
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Seven days until Lions ticket ballot closes

New Zealand rugby fans need to get in quick if they want to secure tickets to next year’s British and Irish Lions matches – with the registration for the public ticket ballot closing on Christmas Eve.
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Chiefs revival boost for the BOP

Kevin Senio believes his Bay of Plenty rugby side will go into the British and Irish Lions match next month in good spirits following the Chiefs revival in the closing stages of the Rebel Sport Super 12.
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Lions name strong side for tour opener

British and Irish Lions coach Sir Clive Woodward has named a strong team for the tour opener against Bay of Plenty next Saturday.
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Wayne's world

In 2004 Wayne Ormond tasted Ranfurly Shield glory.
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Vern keeps it simple

Bay of Plenty coach Vern Cotter is keeping his approach to Saturday’s showdown with the British & Irish Lions simple.
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We're the guinea pigs says Cashmore

Nothing to lose then - nothing to lose now.
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Grass already greener on our side

Ian Dibley has never been a fan of rain.
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Lions fans do the math

Two plus two is four.
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Lion King the next casualty

Lawrence Dallaglio’s tour of New Zealand is over.
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