British and Irish Lions vs South Africa rugby LIVE: Stream, TV channel, score & team news – First Test latest updates

THE British and Irish Lions face South Africa tonight as their long-awaited tour finally gets underway.

It’s been a turbulent build-up in both camps, with coronavirus isolation disrupting preparations for the three-match series.

Kick-off time: 5pm BST

Follow ALL the build-up and action with our live blog below…

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What time does British and Irish Lions vs South Africa kick off?

The match kicks off at 5pm UK time – 6pm in South Africa.It will take place at the Cape Town Stadium.


What TV channel is the British and Irish Lions vs South Africa on and can I live stream it?

The British and Irish Lions’ first test against South Africa is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action.To stream the game live, head to your Sky Go account.Non-Sky Sports subscribers can still watch all the action live with a Now TV Day Pass.