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Warren Gatland Hails Sam Warburton As ‘Outstanding’ And Highlights His Lions Qualities

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has hailed Wales flanker Sam Warburton’s performances in the Six Nations thus far as ‘outstanding’. Warburton, who captained the 2013 Lions to a 2-1 win over Australia, has been playing in a new-look Welsh backrow alongside Ross Moriarty and Justin Tipuric. Warburton has performed admirably through two games against Italy and England but …

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England’s 15 Most Likely Lions

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25: Maro Itoje of England scrummages during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Allianz Stadium on June 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England are arguably now the best they’ve been since the 2007 Rugby World Cup. After their disappearance at the World Cup last year, the forwards are again terrorising their opposite numbers while Eddie Jones also has pace and creativity amongst his back line. Elsewhere, the Ford-Farrell axis creates the space for the lightning-quick Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph. With the Lions …

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Warren Gatland Drops Major Lions Captaincy Hint

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has described England captain Dylan Hartley as a man who has the right qualities needed to lead his side in New Zealand next year.  Gatland was appointed coach on Wednesday for a second time with hopes of winning on foreign soil again. Within the first day taking the role, he commented on the …

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Wales Coach Gatland To Become Highest Paid Lions Coach Ever

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Warren Gatland, head coach of Wales looks on prior to the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales coach Warren Gatland is set to become the highest paid British and Irish Lions coach ever, according to a report from the Sunday Times (via Rugby Heaven). Gatland, who led the Lions to their first series win since 1997 when the Lions defeated Australia 2-1 in 2013, will reportedly be confirmed as the next Lions coach on Wednesday in Edinburgh. The …

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