As a principal partner, QBE will join an elite global group of sponsors in supporting the Lions as they prepare to do battle in a series of matches against New Zealand's finest rugby union players, culminating in three test matches against the All Blacks. The alignment with the British & Irish Lions continues QBE's partnership with rugby internationally, which currently includes sponsorship of North Harbour Rugby and a collaboration with La Unión Argentina de Rugby. To keep up to date with the latest news on the Lions tour please visit

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Match dates

Fox Sports will be broadcasting all games of the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour live. 

Game Date  Opposition  Venue 
 1  Sat, 3 June  Provincial Union Team  Toll Stadium, Whangarei 
 2  Wed, 7 June  Blues  Eden Park, Auckland
 3  Sat, 10 June  Crusaders   AMI Stadium, Christchurch
 4  Tues, 13 June  Highlanders  Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
 5  Sat, 17 June  Maori All Blacks  Rotorua International Stadium
 6  Tues, 20 June  Chiefs  FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
 7  Sat, 24 June  All Blacks  Eden Park, Auckland
 8  Tues, 27 June  Hurricanes  Westpac Stadium, Wellington
 9  Sat, 1 July  All Blacks  Westpac Stadium, Wellington
 10  Sat, 8 July  All Blacks  Eden Park, Auckland