The tour begins on June 3 when the Lions take on the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Whangarei. Auckland turns it on for visiting and local rugby fans during the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017
Auckland is expected to welcome more than 20,500 international and 14,000 domestic visitors to the region for one of the most iconic touring rugby series in the world. The projected benefits for Auckland are 165,210 visitor nights and a contribution of $26.7 million to the Auckland regional economy.
What TV channel will the matches be on?
All matches will be shown live on Sky Sports and Sky Sports HD as well as SkyGo, the online media player. talkSPORT will be providing live UK radio commentary of all matches including the Tests.
Lions tour to New Zealand 2017 – fixtures
Game 1: Saturday, June 3 v Provincial Union Team in Whangarei
Game 2: Wednesday, June 7 v Blues in Auckland
Game 3: Saturday, June 10 v Crusaders in Christchurch
Game 4: Tuesday, June 13 v Highlanders in Dunedin
Game 5: Saturday, June 17 v Maori All Blacks in Rotorua
Game 6: Tuesday, June 20 v Chiefs in Hamilton
Game 7: Saturday, June 24 v All Blacks in Auckland
Game 8: Tuesday, June 27 v Hurricanes in Wellington
Game 9: Saturday, July 1 v All Blacks in Wellington
Game 10: Saturday, July 8 v All Blacks in Auckland
What are the best odds?
New Zealand to win series 2/7
Lions to win series 7/2