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Cheetah Introduced To Mabula Game Reserve

Paul Campbell - January 25, 2012

Mabula Private Game Reserve in the Waterberg has introduced two male cheetah, transported from Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in the Western Cape. This is the first time cheetah have been introduced to the reserve. Upon arrival in the reserve, the two animals spent a few weeks in a boma where they were carefully monitored by Reserve […] Read More


British Lions Tickets & Accommodation Still Available

Paul Campbell - April 24, 2009

We have been contacted by a number of tour operators that still have test match tickets and accommodation available for the forthcoming Lions Tour to South Africa. With the squad due to fly out in little over four weeks time, excitement is building and we do not think these late availability tickets will  last too long. You can see the […] Read More


British Lions Squad Announced

Paul Campbell - April 21, 2009

Ian McGeechan has today announced his squad for the forthcoming British Lions Tour of South Africa. Whilst there will be a few eyebrows raised at the absence of England captain Steve Borthwick, Wales Captain Ryan Jones, and several others, there can be no denying that the large number of Irish players included in the squad all […] Read More


British Lions and Twelve Apostles Package

Tracey Campbell - April 16, 2009

The first official tour by the British Isles Rugby Union Team, selected by a committee from all four Home Unions, was to South Africa in 1910, but 99 years later it has all become a much grander affair with thousands of fans travelling from all over the world for this fantastic festival of rugby. Whilst […] Read More


Lions Tour Countdown – 16 weeks to go!

Paul Campbell - February 6, 2009

With the RBS 6 Nations kicking off this weekend, thoughts again turn to rugby and the build up to the British Lions tour of South Africa which kicks off on the 30th May…just 16 weeks away. There are still packages and match tickets available for fans planning travelling to follow the Lions, however rooms are […] Read More


Springboks Target England Game As Key

Paul Campbell - November 19, 2008

Springbok Captain John Smit says that this week’s match against England will define the Boks tour, and indeed their year…it will also be the last Test the Boks play until the first Test against the Lions in June. “We have been inconsistent this season, but to go undefeated on this tour, and in doing so […] Read More


Southern Hemisphere Teams Give Would-Be Lions a Hard Lession

Paul Campbell - November 17, 2008

The autumn rugby internationals continue to provide somewhat depressing food for thought ahead on next year’s British Lions tour of South Africa. All three of the big Southern Hemisphere teams managed to post victories over the Home Nations, with only the Springboks looking in any way vulnerable.  Even here, the second half comeback that saw […] Read More


Get Ready For The 2009 British & Irish Lions Tour Of South Africa

Paul Campbell - November 7, 2008

It may still be over six months to the start of the 2009 British Lions Tour of South Africa (the first game is the Lions vs a Highveld XV on 30th May), however excitement is already rising with the recent unveiling of the Official Lions Jersey and, of course, the Springboks in the UK at the moment […] Read More


British Lions 2009 Jersey Launched

Paul Campbell - October 30, 2008

Last week the British Lions unveiled the 2009 version of their famous red jersey.For the fourth tour in succession, sportswear manufacturers Adidas have been responsible for the design of the shirt which will be a major seller in the shops, with an estimated 50,000 supporters heading to South Africa next June.You can see the shirt and […] Read More