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Castle Lager Lions Series trophy unveiled

The trophy up for grabs later this year.

SA Rugby


The winner of the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series in South Africa will be the recipients of the first perpetual trophy in the history of the British & Irish Lions.

The trophy will be presented to the winner of the Castle Lager Lions Series and go into a trophy cabinet in either the northern or southern hemisphere, before reappearing in 2025 when the British & Irish Lions continue their storied history with a series in Australia.

Interesting facts about the trophy:

  • It took more than 150 hours to make it.
  • It was hand-crafted by Thomas Lyte – Official Silverware Supplier to the British & Irish Lions.
  • It stands 60cm tall and weighs 6.5kg.
  • The main body of the trophy was handspun from a single sheet of sterling silver, while the base is handmade from Sapele hardwood.

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