Lions name Warren Gatland as coach for 2021 SA tour

12 Juin, 2019, 16:24 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
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Warren Gatland will be announced today as head coach for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa. Gatland becomes only the second man after Ian McGeehan to lead the Lions for a third time and will take up the role full-time next August.

Pivac will take over from New Zealand compatriot Warren Gatland after the 2019 Rugby World Cup tournament ends in October.

Gatland has already led successful Lions tours to Australia and New Zealand and this will complete the set.

He also said that the idea of the Lions tour would not be as exciting for Welsh players, who have been coached by Gatland since 2008.

Wales' new Kiwi coach Wayne Pivac and his assistants will reportedly cost the Welsh Rugby Union nearly $500,000 before their team plays its first game.

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'History tells you it's a tough place to tour, but I am 100 per cent confident that we can go there and win - I would not be here if I thought differently.

After securing his third Grand Slam this year with Wales, and with other contenders such as Joe Schmidt and Eddie Jones distancing themselves from the role, it was Gatland's for the taking.

It also represents a change of heart from Gatland, who after the series against the All Blacks, appeared to rule himself out of doing the role in the future due to frustrations over the shortened nature of the tour and the treatment he received in the New Zealand press.

'One of his greatest strengths is the ability to galvanise a group quickly, and the last two tours have shown clearly that Warren understands - and truly loves - the Lions, ' he said.

The British & Irish Lions managing director, Ben Calveley, said: "We're delighted to have got our man; Warren is a world-class coach, boasts a proven track record, and knows the Lions better than anyone else now coaching in world rugby - so naturally he was our first-choice candidate from the start of the process".

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