Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time

• Gatland appointed coach for 2021 tour of South Africa • ‘I’m delighted to begin full-time in August 2020’ he says Warren Gatland has been appointed head coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2021 tour of South Africa. Gatland becomes only the second man after Ian McGeehan to lead the Lions for a third time and will take up the role full-time next August. Gatland led the Lions to a series draw in New Zealand two years ago as well as victory against Australia in 2013 . He was forwards coach on the last tour of South Africa, in 2009, but his re-appointment means he will complete the set as head coach. Continue reading...

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