The Lions’ warm-up match against Japan next month will be shown on Channel Four, it has been announced.
It will be the first time a Lions match has been screened on terrestrial TV in 28 years.
Here’s everything you need to know about British Irish Lions v Japan Rugby Game .
Channel Four has also revealed it will show highlights of all three Test matches against South Africa, as well as highlights of all tour matches on All4. The Lions matches in South Africa will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports.
The Japan match will be held on June 26 at Murrayfield, just a week before the South Africa tour begins on July 3 with a match against the Stormers.
How can I watch Japan v Lions tour on TV?
All Lions tour matches will be shown live on TV.
Sky Sports won the television broadcast rights to the 2021 Lions tour of South Africa and will show all the action live through one or more of its dedicated channels.
Sky Sports packages cost upwards of £18 per month for individual channels for existing Sky customers, while the complete sports package costs £25 per month.
The matches can also be heard over the wireless through radio station TalkSport.