2UE to call Lions Rugby tour
2UE have announced that they will broadcast the Lions Rugby tour of Australia, starting with this weekends Waratahs vs Lions warm-up match in Sydney.
Following this weekend, 2UE will call the two test matches between the Wallabies and the Lions, as well as the Wallabies and All-Blacks Bledisoe Cup test match in August.
2UE Content Director Clinton Maynard (right) commented;
“It’s the most anticipated Rugby series in years, with about 15 thousand fans are flying out from the UK to follow the tour."
"In recent times we’ve covered the Sydney Swans AFL glory of 2012, the A-League final series, the Miracle Mile from Menangle Park and now the British and Irish Lions tour."
"When it comes to live sporting action, the true home of sport in Sydney is Radio 2UE"
The 2UE Rugby commentary team consists of John Gibbs, Andrew Voss and Matt Dunning.