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Rugby Union: British & Irish Lions to Play in Hong Kong in 2013

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The British & Irish Lions will play in Hong Kong for the first time in history in 2013 with a match against the Barbarians scheduled as a curtain raiser for their 2013 tour to Australia.

The Lions, who also today confirmed that banking giant HSBC shall remain as tour sponsors, will be headed by Andy Irvine who takes over as Tour Manager from Gerald Davies who led the entertaining 2009 South African tour.

Irvine, a former international with Scotland, played 41 times for the Lions.

Rugby Union fans await the full schedule for the 2013 Australian British & Irish Lions Tour.

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