Words of Praise for Lions Coach

World Cup-winning former All Blacks skipper Graham Henry believes New Zealander Warren Gatland, 49, is the perfect choice as Lions coach. “Warren is an outstanding coach with a wealth of experience,’ says Henry, who, since retiring from after his 2011 success, has worked with Argentina and the Blues, mentored coaches and founded a coaching website, therugbysite.com. “[Gatland] has led Wales to a couple of grand slams and they retained the Six Nations this year: I know he was not around, but it was his set-up. He had a successful spell with Ireland previously and he understands what the Lions are all about. He is exactly the right man for the job.” The British and Irish Lions is a rugby union team chosen from players from the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions tour Australia in June.


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Gatland’s Gate Honours Former Wales Coach

Gatland’s Gate Honours Former Wales Coach

New Zealander Warren Gatland says he is “humbled” to have been honoured by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) after having a gate at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium named after him, ITV News…