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Warren Gatland appointed head coach for The British & Irish Lions

Date Posted: 05 September

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Warren Gatland

As the Official Outfitters to The British & Irish Lions we are delighted to let you know that The British & Irish Lions have appointed Wales’ national coach, WARREN GATLAND as Head Coach for the 2013 Tour to Australia.

The Tour represents the 125 year anniversary of the Lions’ proud touring heritage and traditions, and it is eagerly awaited by rugby fans across Britain and Ireland. “Warren has an outstanding record as a coach and has been fully embedded in rugby in the UK and Ireland since 1989.

His achievements include steering Wasps to English and European club success and more recently he has overseen Wales to two Grand Slam titles and a semi-final at the 2011 Rugby World Cup” declared Lions Tour Manager, Andy Irvine. Commenting on his appointment Warren Gatland said,

“I am really honoured to have been asked to take the position of head coach for the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour to Australia”

The Tour represents the 125 year anniversary of the Lions’ proud touring heritage and traditions.