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British Lions Rugby come to Australia in June 2013!

Posted on 29 Jan 2013



Get excited rugby fans! The British and Irish Lions will be coming to Newcastle on the 12th of June 2013!!

The Lions – selected from the best players in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – visit Australia only once every 12 years, and will reignite a rivalry that exploded in 2001 when the Wallabies won a thrilling and sold-out series by two Tests to one.

On the 2013 Tour, the Lions will play in six cities around Australia, including Newcastle where the visitors will take on a Combined NSW-Queensland Country side.


The Apollo International Hotel is located just 10 minutes by car from the Hunter Stadium making it the perfect place to stay on your trip to Newcastle. Ensure you book your accommodation in advance to avoid disappointment! Call us now on 02 4943 6733 to book a room!

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