Hong Kong setting the scene

British & Irish Lions mascot 'Bill' was once again the cente of attention in Hong Kong as the countdown to the 2013 anniversary tour opener against the Barbarians continued with another mini-rugby festival. [more]

Hong Kong setting the scene

British & Irish Lions mascot ‘Bill’ was once again the cente of attention in Hong Kong as the countdown to the 2013 anniversary tour opener against the Barbarians continued with another mini-rugby festival.

There were more than 2,000 players and parents at the Kukri Tournmanet at King's Park learning and enjoying the game. 'Bill' added to his fan club with a personal appearance.

The 2013 tour opener will be at teh Hong Kong Stadium on Saturday, 1 June, 2013 when the Lions to face the Barbarians for the first time since 1977. After that the tourists will head to Australia for nine games, including a three match Test series against the Wallabies.

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