Lions Weekly Media Schedule: Week 2

Please find the schedule for the first week that the Lions are in South Africa. If you need to be added to the Lions media distribution list please log onto www.lionsrugby.com/mediacentre and sign up. The media team will be transferring to SA mobiles on arrival, they are: Louisa Cheetham, 082 3701246 (from 24th May) Greg Thomas 082 3700426 (from 25th May) Christine Connolly 082 3795763 (from 25th May) Please confirm in writing to christine@lionsrugby.com your attendance for all Lions related media activity through the week. [more]

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Please find the schedule for the first week that the Lions are in South Africa. If you need to be added to the Lions media distribution list please log onto www.lionsrugby.com/mediacentre and sign up. The media team will be transferring to SA mobiles on arrival, they are: Louisa Cheetham, 082 3701246 (from 24th May) Greg Thomas 082 3700426 (from 25th May) Christine Connolly 082 3795763 (from 25th May) Please confirm in writing to christine@lionsrugby.com your attendance for all Lions related media activity through the week.

Monday, 25th May – Johannesburg
AM
Lions Arrival in South Africa
BA 055 scheduled arrival 06.50
Vision only access at airport
The Lions will arrive via Terminal A.
There will be no interview opportunities at the airport.

Lions Hotel
Sandton Sun
Fifth & Alice Streets
Sandton 2196
Johannesburg

LUNCHTIME
Welcome Press Conference
Mareola North
Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton
12.30 Gerald Davies (GD), Ian McGeechan (IM), Paul O’Connell (POC) top table
13.00 5 Players minimum in Mix Zone
13.30 Close

Tuesday, 26th May – Johannesburg
LUNCHTIME
Media Briefing
Mareola North
Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton
12.30 Coach on top table only.
13.00 Close

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PM
Training
15.00 First 15 mins open to vision only
St Davids School, Sandton

Wednesday, 27th May – Johannesburg
PM
HSBC Community Launch
Masibambane College, Extension 4, Orange Farm
British & Irish Lions representatives will be attending
Media access will include a photocall/interviews
Further details from Sally Price, sally.price@fasttrackagency.com

Thursday, 28th May – Johannesburg / Rustenburg
LUNCHTIME
Team Announcement vs Royal XV
Sandton Convention Centre
Maud Street, Sandton
12.30 GD, IM, Coach Top Table
13.00 6 Players minimum in Mix Zone
14.00 Close
Coach available for writers briefing

PM
Training
St David’s School, Sandton
14.45 First 15 mins open to vision only

20.00 Lions travel to Rustenburg

Lions Hotel
Wigwam Hotel & Conference Centre
P O Box 269
Rustenburg 0300
South Africa

Friday, 29th May – Rustenburg
AM
Stadium Orientation
Royal Bafokeng Stadium
11.30 First 15 mins open to vision only

PM
Eve of Game Briefing
Wigwam Hotel, Rustenburg
14.00 Coach + Captain Top Table
14.30 2 players in Mix Zone
Coach Sundays only briefing (Golden
Lions)
15.00 Close

Saturday, 30th May – Rustenburg
Pre-Game
Media Busses from/to Stay Easy, Rustenburg

PM
15.00 Lions vs Royal XV

Post Match Press Conference
Top Table IM, GD, Captain
5 Players minimum in Mix Zone

Lions return to Johannesburg post game

Lions Hotel
Sandton Sun
Fifth & Alice Streets
Sandton 2196, Johannesburg

Sunday, 31st May – Johannesburg
AM
Coach Update
Acacia & Magnolia
09.30 Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton
+ Medical Update if required

Please note the schedule may change, however, the Lions Media team will ensure that the media will be given notice as far in advance as possible.

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