Johannesburg – The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced on Tuesday the highly anticipated 2013 Golden Lions fixture schedule.
The 2013 schedule includes fixtures from their new tournament, the Lions Challenge, and local matches in the Super Rugby promotion/relegation series.
The Currie Cup fixtures will be confirmed at a later date.
The Lions will also host the Cheetahs, Bulls, Kings, Stormers and the Sharks during the year.
January 19 - Lions v Russia at Ellis Park
January 23 - Lions v Cheetahs at Ellis Park
February 2 - Lions v Bulls at Orlando Stadium
February 9 - Lions v Kings at Ellis Park
February 23 - Lions v Namibia at Ellis Park
March 16 - Lions v Mont de Masin
April 13 - Lions v US Invitational
April 20 - Lions v US Invitational
April 27 - Lions v Chigago Lions
May 11 - Lions v Agen
June 1 - Lions v Samoa
June 8 - Lions v French Barbarians
June 15 - Lions v Stormers
June 21 - Lion v Sharks
July 12 - Lions v Montpellier
July 20 - Lions v Grenoble
July 27 - Lions v Promotion/Relegation
Aug 3 - Lions v Promotion/relegation – Sapa