New Zealand All Blacks vs British & Irish Lions: Live Stream, TV Schedule for 2017 1st Test

British & Irish Lions head to Eden Park, to take on New Zealand All Blacks on Saturday, scheduled to start at 7.35pm local time, which is 8.35am BST in the UK. The game can be seen online via a live stream on the SKY TV. The key events are the three matches where the Lions will play the All Blacks – the world number one ranked men’s rugby team. Those matches will be played on 24 June, 1 July and 8 July.

The British & Irish Lions rugby union team faces the most important match in its recent history when the Lions face the New Zealand All Blacks in the first Test match of the Lions tour, a match chatty will live stream from Auckland on Saturday, with the Lions insisting that their team’s pride and grit will be enough to stage a massive upset of world’s No. 1 national rugby side.

The numbers are against the Lions in New Zealand with the All Blacks having won 29 of the 38 clashes to the combined nations side’s six wins since 1904. Warren Gatland’s men go into this game at Eden Park of the back of an impressive 34-6 win over The Chiefs.

The game will be shown on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD, coverage starting from 8am. If you are a Sky customer but can’t get yourself in front of a TV, you can log onto your Sky Go account to watch the game on your laptop or phone. If you don’t have Sky you can follow all the action LIVE with Mirror Sport

Who’s playing?

Lions: 15-Liam Williams, 14-Anthony Watson, 13-Jonathan Davies, 12-Ben Te’o, 11-Elliot Daly, 10-Owen Farrell, 9-Conor Murray, 8-Taulupe Faletau, 7-Sean O’Brien, 6-Peter O’Mahony (captain), 5-George Kruis, 4-Alun Wyn Jones, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 2-Jamie George, 1-Mako Vunipola.

Replacements: 16-Ken Owens, 17-Jack McGrath, 18-Kyle Sinckler, 19-Maro Itoje, 20-Sam Warburton, 21-Rhys Webb, 22-Jonathan Sexton, 23-Leigh Halfpenny.

All Blacks: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Israel Dagg, 13-Ryan Crotty, 12-Sonny Bill Williams, 11-Rieko Ioane, 10-Beauden Barrett, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read (captain), 7-Sam Cane, 6-Jerome Kaino, 5-Sam Whitelock, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Owen Franks, 2-Codie Taylor, 1-Joe Moody.

Replacements: 16-Nathan Harris, 17-Wyatt Crockett, 18-Charlie Faumuina, 19-Scott Barrett, 20-Ardie Savea, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Aaron Cruden/Lima Sopoaga, 23-Anton Lienert-Brown