Japan will play the British and Irish Lions for the first time on 26 June 2021 at Murray field Stadium in Edinburgh. The Japanese Rugby Football Union said Wednesday. Brave Blossoms will face the Lions. Who matches the best players from England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, before a trip to South Africa. During which they will play three Tests against the world champions. The Rugby fans can buy Lions vs Japan tickets 2021 from our website at exclusively discounted prices.

British and Irish Lions: Japan to face British and Irish Lions for the first time in June

“We look forward to playing a test against the Lions next year,” said Japan’s head coach Jamie Joseph. “It’s really a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our players and that we can’t await him to return.”

The Lions traditionally play the southern hemisphere once every four years. And the match against Japan will be only the third Test on “home” soil. After matches in Cardiff against Argentina in 2005. And against the rest of the world XV in 1986. For British and Irish Lions vs Japan, tickets visit our website.

Japan, who beat both Ireland and Scotland on their way to the quarter-finals. At last year’s Rugby World Cup, have yet to play a single match since losing to the Springboks in round eight. The coronavirus, pandemic forced the cancellation of all tests this year.

“We have seen Japan play outstanding rugby during the World Cup. And they will come to Edinburgh fully motivated to win,” Lions head coach Warren Gatland said on his website.

“They are a talented team that plays rugby at a high pace. So it’s getting to be an honest challenge for us before the tour and a chance for the team. Which will play the day of the match to boost their hand for the choice of tests.”

Japan defeated Ireland and Scotland last fall by reaching the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The report described the 2019 World Cup as more valuable. In terms of sponsorship, then the 2015 World Cup in England.

British and Irish Lions: Japan to face British and Irish Lions for the first time in June

The 56-year-old New Zealander is back in Super Rugby after 12 years at the helm of the Wales national team. During his time in the Northern Hemisphere, he was an assistant coach in the 2009. Lions tour of South Africa before becoming a head coach on his 2013 and 2017 tours to Australia and New Zealand, respectively.

Lions are already scheduled for an eight-match tour of South Africa. And if a home trial against Japan takes place in June 2021. It will be the Lions’ first home Test since they played Argentina in 2005.

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