Lionel Semaphore to receive new contract for 2021-22 season

The Lions have been offered a new contract by the Irish Rugby Union to play in the 2019-20 season, with a contract worth £30m over four years.

The contract for the 2021-23 season is to be agreed on Monday, while the remaining three years are to be paid on an ongoing basis.

The Lions have made a commitment to the club and will not be forced to move to a new venue.

The contract also includes additional financial support and support for the Lions Rugby Club as well as the wider community.””

The Lions remain committed to our long-term future, and will work with the IRFU and the Government to ensure the Lions remain at the heart of the game and to bring rugby back to the city of Dublin.”

The contract also includes additional financial support and support for the Lions Rugby Club as well as the wider community.

“The Lions had already been granted permission to play at Lansdowne Road in the coming season but the contract with IRFU gave them permission to continue in the same stadium in the 2021 season.