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Ronan O’Gara Praises Warren Gatland’s Impact With Wales

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Ronan O’Gara has praised the impact Warren Gatland had on the Wales rugby team and the sport in the country. Gatland led Wales to four Six Nations championships during his 12 years as head coach. On their day under him, Wales were a match for any side in the world. Gatland The Kiwi helped make them one of the most …

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Lions Confirm Fixtures For 2021 South Africa Tour

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The fixture details for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa in 2021 have been confirmed this morning.  The tour in 2021 will involved eight games which will take place between July 8 and August 7. The Lions’ first match will be against Super Rugby side the Stormers on July 8 before taking on a South African invitational …

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“Egos Would Get The Better Of Ireland” – Gatland On Ireland’s World Cup

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Warren Gatland believes that Ireland’s ego was one of the contributing factors to their downfall in 2019 which ultimately culminated in another quarter-final exit at the World Cup.  The former Wales head coach was speaking to Off The Ball during the promotion of his new autobiography, ‘Pride and Passion’. On Ireland’s disappointing World Cup, Gatland first offered the opinion that …

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Warren Gatland Thinks England May Have Peaked Too Early

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Warren Gatland admits that he was highly impressed with England’s performance as they dethroned the All Blacks in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.  Gatland will have to contend with a third-place playoff against Steve Hansen’s side next Friday but when quizzed on what he thinks will happen during Saturday’s final, the Wales head coach suggested that Eddie Jones’ side may have …

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Wales Coach Sent Home From World Cup Amid Betting Scandal

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Wales attack coach Rob Howley has been forced to leave their camp days before the start of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after being implicated in a betting scandal. Howley was removed after being named at the centre of an investigation in relation to a potential breach of World Rugby regulation 6, specifically betting on rugby union. News of …

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Ireland V Wales: Choose Combined XV From Starting Teams

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Ireland welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon for their final warm-up game before they board the flight to Japan for the World Cup. The fixture will also mark the final game on home soil for captain Rory Best and head coach Joe Schmidt who will both be stepping away following the tournament. However, it will also serve …

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Wales Announce Squad For Upcoming Rugby World Cup

Wales manager Warren Gatland has revealed his finalised 31-man squad ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan. The side had their final opportunity to impress the coach ahead of the tournament – losing out to Ireland by a score of 22-17 yesterday. And while the match was technically a warm-up, there was quite a lot on the line …

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Wales Name Debutant Pair In Starting XV For Ireland Clash

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Warren Gatland has made some interesting calls in his selection of the Welsh squad who will take on Ireland on Saturday in the Principality Stadium. The match will stand as the coach’s final outing in charge of the national side before embarking on his pursuit of World Cup glory in Japan and later leaving the role entirely upon its completion. …

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Alun Wyn Jones Set To Break Record Against England On Sunday

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Alun Wyn Jones is set to become Wales’ most-capped rugby player of all time on Sunday when he captains the Welsh side against England at Twickenham. Jones will lead the side out on his 135th Test match (126 for Wales, nine for the British and Irish Lions) as Warren Gatland names an experienced line-up for their first Rugby World Cup …

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Warren Gatland Signs Four-Year Deal With Gallagher Chiefs

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Gallagher Chiefs have confirmed that Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal to coach the side from 2020-2023.  The New Zealand native will take a year out in 2021 to coach the British & Irish Lions during their tour to South Africa in 2021. Gatland said he was grateful for the chance to return home to New Zealand to coach …

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