Turning Into 2021 Can Only Mean One Thing For Rugby Fans — It Is Lions Year

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Turning into 2021 can only mean one thing for rugby fans — it is Lions year. 
So with fingers firmly crossed that the trip to [/news/south_africa/index.html South Africa] goes ahead in July, Sportsmail spoke to an Englishman, an Irishman, a Welshman and a Springbok about the most famous tour hà giang in sport.
Turning into 2021 can only mean one thing for rugby fans — it is British& Irish Lions year 
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  Matt Dawson - 7 Lions Test caps; 1997, 2001, 2005 tours; 77 England caps
I was 16 during the 1989 tour hà giang 3 ngày 2 đêm and had a poster of Finlay Calder holding a Lion on my wall — a friend of mine managed to go to Australia, and I was insanely jealous.
By 1993 I was playing for Northampton and Buck Shelford told the Daily Mail I should go on the tour hà giang as a leftfield pick, which blew my mind!

I remember watching Ceefax when they announced the squad with a quarter of an eye checking if I'd made it — which was just ridiculous.
<div class="art-ins mol-factbox floatRHS sport" data-version="2" id="mol-3b643790-4ba6-11eb-8a30-957b42fe197f" website stars explain why the Lions tour of South Africa is momentous