Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland named head coach of New Zealand Barbarians

Warren Gatland has been appointed as the head coach of the New Zealand Barbarians as they face New Zealand Heartland at Owen Delany Park in Taupo on Sunday.
29 November 2021

‘It was always going to be a bounce of the ball’ – Reflective Gatland following series defeat

Following the Lions’ series defeat, Head Coach Warren Gatland reflected on the third Test and what is in store for him next.
8 August 2021

More preparation will strengthen Lions in future tours - Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland believes British and Irish Lions can achieve greater heights with more preparation time in future tours.
8 August 2021

Springboks break Lions hearts with 19-16 win to secure Test series win

Morne Steyn’s late penalties meant that the Springboks have bettered the British and Irish Lions in the Test series, beating the tourists 19-16 in Cape Town Stadium.
7 August 2021

Exclusive: Nick Easter on the Springboks and Gatland’s Lions

Ahead of the third Test in South Africa, Newcastle Falcons defence coach, Nick Easter, spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about his time in South Africa, Rassie Erasmus and what he feels the Lions must do in order to win the Test series.
6 August 2021

Absence of Pieter-Steph du Toit and Faf de Klerk will hurt South Africa - Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland believes the absence of Faf de Klerk and Pieter-Steph du Toit will hurt the Springboks in the third and deciding Test.
5 August 2021

Lee Mears Column: Losing a series hurts - I so want the Lions to be victorious

In his latest British and Irish Lions column, Lee Mears dissects the selections for the third Test and sums up his takeaways from the tour.
5 August 2021

Tempo the key to Lions success over the Springboks in the third Test

After making six changes to his British and Irish Lions squad for the final Test against Springboks on Saturday, Warren Gatland explained what his team has to do in order to win the series in South Africa.
3 August 2021

Warren Gatland admits next Saturday is a 'cup final' after second Test defeat

Following the British and Irish Lions’ 27-9 defeat at the hands of South Africa in Cape Town, Warren Gatland unpacked the loss, as well as an unusual build-up to the game.
31 July 2021

Springboks level Test series with dominant 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions

After a week full of drama, the Springboks have levelled the Castle Lager Lions Series thanks to their 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town, meaning it is all to play for in the third Test next weekend.
31 July 2021

Lions make three changes for second Test against South Africa

Warren Gatland has made three changes to the starting line-up for the second Test against South Africa to be played in Cape Town on Saturday.
27 July 2021

‘We are just getting stronger and stronger’ – Gatland’s views following Lions victory

After the British and Irish Lions’ 22-17 victory over the Springboks, Warren Gatland spoke about the aspects of the win that pleased him.
24 July 2021

Lions ride early storm to beat the Springboks 22-17 in Cape Town

In a game of two halves, the British and Irish Lions overcame a 12-3 half-time deficit to beat the Springboks 17-22 in Cape Town.
24 July 2021

Warren Gatland unhappy over leaked team news

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland expressed his unhappiness over the leaked team news for the first Test against South Africa.
22 July 2021

Gatland’s Lions looking to be ‘on the money’ in first Springboks Test

Warren Gatland has named an intriguing matchday 23 to take on the world champions on Saturday and Joe Harvey heard from the British and Irish Lions boss.
21 July 2021

Joe Harvey Column: I don’t envy Gatland

After the conclusion of the warm-up games, TRU’s Joe Harvey has a look at which Lions have stepped up to the plate and should be considered for the Test squad.
19 July 2021

The Lions game being played amidst a backdrop of unrest

TRU’s Joe Harvey has had a look at how Warren Gatland’s team are faring so far and why tonight’s game v South Africa 'A' could be the most important on the journey to the Test series.
14 July 2021

Carrying on as planned – What's next for the Lions Tour

British & Irish Lions MD Ben Calveley spoke about the Covid-19 cases in the Lions camp and the decision to play the Sharks for a second time.
8 July 2021

Leadership on display ahead of opening Lions Tour match-up

Ahead of an encounter with the Lions, Warren Gatland has announced the British and Irish Lions squad who will be getting proceedings underway in South Africa.
1 July 2021

Joe Harvey Column: Not quite roaring yet

Having been in Edinburgh for the British and Irish Lions’ pre-tour match against Japan at Murrayfield, Joe Harvey has offered his thoughts on how the Lions are faring so far and the loss of Alun Wyn Jones.
26 June 2021