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Last Updated: Friday, 24 June, 2005, 13:44 GMT 14:44 UK
Where will you be watching the Lions?
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Having trouble following the tour?
Rugby union fans around the world are having a tough time following the Lions tour of New Zealand.

Of course you all know about our comprehensive service of live scores, latest news, photos, chat and analysis.

But for those looking to watch or listen around the globe, try this handy guide on how to follow the action - wherever you are.

Contribute via the Scrum V message board - and we'll update this page with your suggestions.


Countries listed alphabetically.


BARBADOS
Steve, Midlands Anywhere up the west coast of Barbados will be showing the game, namely "The Coach House", and "Surfside", both bars are in Holetown. There'll be a small entry fee, but atmosphere will be superb! Enjoy!


CANADA
Craig, Neath Scallywags in Toronto. It's online. It will give you the address and how to get there. I was there when Wales played Scotland, it is a good pub and will feel like you are back home.


NETHERLANDS
Marcus, Amsterdam If in Amsterdam and want to watch the Rugby try either Cocos outback bar in Rembrandtplein or the Hole in the Wall in Leidesplein - both are main squares and easy to find on a tourist map.

Michiel, Den Haag To watch the Tests in the south west of Holland, come to O'Casey's on the Noordeinde in Den Haag. It's a great rugby atmosphere.


SCOTLAND
Paddy, Glasgow O'Neills in Sauchiehall Street will have the match.


SLOVAKIA
Nu, London There's an Irish pub near the main square in Bratislava. Very easy to find. Ask any male Brit you see, they all seem to go there. Not sure if they'll show the game as I've never been in but I think they will have some sort of connection. The Irish are good like that.


SWITZERLAND
Ghana, Zurich The Oliver Twist pub in Zurich is the place where all the rugby supporters watch live rugby and I am looking forward to the Tests. I allways go with my All Blacks T-shirt and stand for haka. I am Nepali, lived long enough in New Zealand to be part of their rugby spirit and I consider the Kiwi land my second home.


THAILAND
Dizzy, Pattaya We'll all be down at The Shamrock Bar in Pattaya to watch the lads. Go the Kiwis.


USA
Detroit
Shrubber (Scrum V user) Try Four Green Fields Irish Pub in Detroit. Midweek games on delay at 6:30pm, Saturdays 10:00 am. $5 on the door for saturday non-Tests, 10 for the Tests to cover the PPV fees. Great atmosphere, good food and beer.

Florida
Andy Jones, Daytona Beach Florida I'm a Welshman, 54 years in Wales and nine months in Daytona Beach, Florida. I really miss my rugby and must thank all you guys on here for all the news, and send good wishes to all players and supporters out in NZ. If anyone could tell me where I might be able to see any of the tour games in my area especially the Tests I would be eternally grateful.

New York
Gary, New York Baker St. on 63rd and Lexington will show the game in New York.
Hannah, New Jersey Check out McCormacks Bar in NY - 365 3rd Ave (at 26th St). I understand they are showing every game live.
Maurice, Nairobi I watched Wasps v Munster (HC) in Patrick Kavanaghs on 3rd Avenue and 33rd street. Had to pay $20 just to get in and we could not have a pint until half time!

Las Vegas
Rhys, Wales Watch the game in the 'Crown and Anchor' on Rainbow while in Vegas (24 hr British bar!)

San Francisco
Moxy, Auckland I am going to San Francisco on Friday - any tips on a bar to watch the 2nd Test? Am staying around the Fisherman's Wharf area. Thanks in advance.


ADVICE ON HOW TO LISTEN/WATCH THE GAMES:
RADIO
Live radio in the UK
BBC Five Live Sports Extra is the only UK radio station broadcasting the games - but you can only receive it with a digital radio (or via digital television), it is not being streamed on the internet.

James, St. Neots You can listen to live commentary on an Irish radio channel - AM 252 - unbiased and entertaining!! Martin, London Newstalkzb in Auckland are streaming coverage (www.newstalkzb.co.nz)

Chris, Dublin/Ireland If you can get medium wave / longwave - RTE ( http://www.rte.ie ) have the match going out live on their medium wave (can't remember frequency) and longwave ( 252 )

Dave, Dunedin If you're in NZ, there's always Radio Sport, check your local listings, but 693 AM in the South part of the South Island. They have got a big screen up for the game in the Octagon in Dunedin so get down there!!


TV
Andrew, Chicago For viewers in the USA, Setanta Sports is not the only channel broadcasting the Lions tour. If you have Fox Soccer Channel you are in luck! No need for PPV. All games are at 2 am Eastern Time.

Ian Sarjeant, New York For people living in the US who are struggling to watch any of the games, MediaZone.com is a website that allows you to download the games for a reasonable fee. The quality isn't perfect but very watchable. The games are not live but can be accessed "as live" the following day.

Piareas Ceannt, Lansing, Michigan USA DirecTV are showing the non-Tests on Setanta Sports Channel LIVE. It costs $11.99 per month and is well worth the price. The Tests will be on PPV for around $19.99.


SEE ALSO
Pick your Lions XV
24 May 05 |  Lions in NZ
Lions tour venue guides
18 May 05 |  Lions in NZ
Early history of the Lions
18 May 05 |  Lions in NZ
Fixture list for Lions tour to NZ
08 Apr 05 |  Lions in NZ
Lions player profiles
25 May 05 |  Lions in NZ
All Blacks player profiles
25 May 05 |  Lions in NZ


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