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British and Irish Lions announce 2017 New Zealand tour schedule

British and Irish Lions will play 10 matches during their 2017 tour of New Zealand.

The British and Irish Lions will play 10 matches during their 2017 tour of New Zealand, including three Tests.

Six of the matches will be played before their first meeting against New Zealand on June 24.

They open the tour against a provincial union team on June 3 before playing against Super Rugby teams Blues, Crusaders, Highlanders, Chiefs and Hurricanes.

The Lions will also meet New Zealand Maori on June 17.

They will complete the tour with Tests two and three on July 1 and July 8.

Full British and Irish Lions 2017 tour schedule:

June 3 - Provincial union team
June 7 - Blues
June 10 - Crusaders
June 13 - Highlanders
June 17 - New Zealand Maori
June 20 - Chiefs
June 24 - New Zealand
June 27 - Hurricanes
July 1 - New Zealand
July 8 - New Zealand

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