Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland linked with coaching job in France

Warren Gatland has been linked to a return to coaching in the Northern Hemisphere with French club Lyon next season. French publication RMC Sport have reported that current Lyon head coach Pierre Mignoni will leave his position with the Top 14 club at the end of the season, and that Gatland could take over.
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Ex-Wales captain against Warren Gatland ever coaching the Lions again

Former Wales captain Gwyn Jones thinks Warren Gatland shouldn’t be appointed as head coach of the British and Irish Lions again. Gatland has toured with the Lions on four occasions, three of those as a head coach, and has had a reasonable amount of success in his time in charge, as he led the side to a series win against Australia and a series draw against New Zealand.
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Mike Phillips details his falling out with Warren Gatland which almost ended his Wales career

Mike Phillips has described how his international career with Wales was almost brought to a premature end due to a falling out with Warren Gatland. Experienced international scrum-half Phillips had a long history of working with Gatland at both Wales and the British and Irish Lions, but the two weren’t on good terms during the 2014 Six Nations campaign.

Warren Gatland to take up new role with the Chiefs after Lions break

Warren Gatland will act as the Chiefs’ director of rugby for the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific season, while Clayton McMillan will remain as head coach. Gatland returned to New Zealand in 2020 to become the head coach of the Chiefs on a four-year contract, but due to his commitments with the British and Irish Lions he could not fulfil the role this year.

Iain Henderson argues Warren Gatland didn’t select on form during Lions tour

Iain Henderson has argued that Warren Gatland didn’t select players based on their form during the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa. Ireland and Ulster lock Henderson toured with the Lions for a second time this summer, although the 29-year-old is yet to win a test cap for the touring side, as Alun Wyn Jones, Maro Itoje, Tadhg Beirne and Adam Beard were all selected ahead of him in the second row against the Springboks.

Lions indicate Warren Gatland to be offered head coaching position for 2025 tour of Australia

The Lions kingmakers have indicated Warren Gatland is in line to retain his throne as head coach for the 2025 series against Australia – if he wants the job. Gatland, who was also an assistant coach in 2009, has now been head coach for three successive series: winning 2-1 in Australia in 2013, drawing against the All Blacks in 2017 and then losing 2-1 to South Africa after Morne Steyn kicked the decisive penalty in the 78th minute of the third Test.

Warren Gatland proud of Lions squad despite series defeat

Warren Gatland spoke of his pride for his British and Irish Lions despite acknowledging they had allowed a series victory against South Africa to slip from their grasp. Morne Steyn stepped off the bench to land a 79th-minute penalty as the Springboks clinched a 19-16 victory in the decisive final Test at Cape Town Stadium. It was a cruel blow after Steyn also kicked the series-clinching penalty in 2009.
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Warren Gatland thinks Lions would be stronger with more preparation for tours

Warren Gatland has urged organisers to provide more preparation time for the next British and Irish Lions tour to give a greater chance of success. Head coach Gatland suffered a first series defeat in his third stint with the Lions after Saturday evening’s dramatic 19-16 loss to South Africa wrapped up a 2-1 win for the world champion hosts.