256 - the number of games played by the Lions on tours in South Africa after their opening game at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.
13 - the number of tours of South Africa undertaken by the Lions since 1891.
8 - the number of players in Saturday's matchday 22 who have played for the Lions before.
9 - the number of players named in Saturday's starting XV who will be making their debuts in Lions colours.
686 - the number of Test caps in the starting line-up
6 - the number of players in the 22 who have captained their country and the number of Ospreys in the same matchday squad.
918 - the weight in kilos of the Lions pack this Saturday.
18 - the average weight in stones of each Lions forward named in the original starting line up for the tour opener.
7 - the number of Welshmen in the starting line-up against the Royal XV.
4 - the number of times the Lions have lost their opening tour fixture in 27 tours.