Warren Gatland

George North in action at a Wales training session on August 4, 2015
Wales wing George North likely to miss Autumn Internationals
Wales wing George North looks set to miss his nation's internationals after suffering a sprain to his posterior cruciate ligament.
Oct 17, 21:21
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland not interested in next British and Irish Lions tour
Warren Gatland insists that he will not be taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021 and will "let someone else reinvent the wheel".
Oct 17, 21:07
Wales player Leigh Halfpenny raises a smile during training ahead of the start of the RBS Six Nations on January 28, 2014
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny joins Scarlets on national dual contract
Leigh Halfpenny pens a three-year contract with Scarlets in a deal partly funded by the Welsh Rugby Union.
Aug 4, 20:48
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland refuses to rule out third British and Irish Lions tour
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland refuses to rule out returning for a third stint in charge of the team for the planned tour of South Africa in 2021.
Jul 8, 19:53
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
British and Irish Lions name unchanged XV for New Zealand series decider
The British and Irish Lions name an unchanged team for the first time since 1993 for Saturday's third and decisive Test against New Zealand.
Jul 5, 20:48
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland expects backlash from New Zealand in final Test
Warren Gatland warns his British and Irish Lions players to beware a big response from New Zealand after 'poking the bear' with victory in their last meeting.
Jul 3, 21:23
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland "a pretty happy clown" after second-Test victory
Warren Gatland says that he is "proud" of the British and Irish Lions' display to beat New Zealand in Wellington, joking that he is now a "pretty happy clown".
Jul 1, 11:08
Courtney Lawes of England in action against Australia on June 25, 2016
Sean Fitzpatrick backs Courtney Lawes to start second Test against New Zealand
Sean Fitzpatrick expects Courtney Lawes to start the British and Irish Lions' second Test against New Zealand, while also tipping Iain Henderson to play a part.
Jun 28, 21:31
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'I couldn't devalue the British and Irish Lions jersey'
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland 'understands' why eyebrows were raised by his use of replacements in the 31-31 draw with the Hurricanes.
Jun 27, 21:19
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions can have no complaints'
Warren Gatland admits that New Zealand "dominated" certain aspects of the first Test meeting in Auckland, but is confident that the British and Irish Lions can improve.
Jun 24, 14:34
Malakai Fekitoa celebrates with Israel Dagg for his try during the international Test match between New Zealand and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016
Result: New Zealand too strong for British and Irish Lions in opening Test
New Zealand record a 30-15 win over the British and Irish Lions in the first Test at Eden Park.
Jun 24, 10:28
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Peter O'Mahony to lead British and Irish Lions in first Test
Peter O'Mahony will skipper the British and Irish Lions against New Zealand in next weekend's first Test, while Liam Williams and Elliot Daly are handed starting spots.
Jun 21, 20:31
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions continually improving'
Warren Gatland hopes that the British and Irish Lions have hit peak form ahead of their first Test meeting with New Zealand, having recorded back-to-back wins.
Jun 20, 17:08
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'
Warren Gatland is refusing to offer Sam Warburton any guarantees that he will be used against New Zealand in the British and Irish Lions' opening test next week.
Jun 18, 15:13
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: Lions "squeezed the life" out of Maori All Blacks
Warren Gatland is happy with the British and Irish Lions' display against the Maori All Blacks, claiming that his side dominated all aspects of the game.
Jun 17, 13:30
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton: 'I could miss first British and Irish Lions Test'
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton admits that he could miss the first Test against New Zealand despite having recovered from an ankle injury.
Jun 11, 22:28
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton to feature against Highlanders
Warren Gatland intends to give Sam Warburton some minutes against Highlanders on Tuesday after sitting out the past two games with an ankle injury.
Jun 10, 15:51
Steve Hansen the head coach of New Zealand acknowledges the fans ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015
Steve Hansen questions British and Irish Lions tour schedule
Steve Hansen insists that the British and Irish Lions should have arrived in New Zealand 'at least a week' before their first tour outing next Saturday.
May 30, 18:29
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Eddie Jones tips British and Irish Lions to "struggle" under Warren Gatland
Eddie Jones cannot see the British and Irish Lions troubling New Zealand if boss Warren Gatland adopts his usual approach.
May 29, 11:46
The British & Irish Lions celebrate their victory in Australia on July 06, 2013.
Interview: Will Greenwood previews British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand
Sports Mole discusses the British and Irish Lions' highly-anticipated tour of New Zealand with England World Cup winner Will Greenwood.
May 26, 11:25
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton 'fit and ready' for British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton insists that he is fully fit for the tour of New Zealand after spending a spell on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
May 22, 22:27
Lipstick on his collar told a tale on Billy Vunipola on June 25, 2016
Billy Vunipola pulls out of British and Irish Lions squad
England number eight Billy Vunipola pulls out of the British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand due to a shoulder injury and is replaced by James Haskell.
May 21, 21:02
Scotland's wing Tommy Seymour dives in to score a try during the Autumn International rugby union Test match between Scotland and Argentina at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland, on November 8, 2014
Tommy Seymour: 'British and Lions head to New Zealand full of ambition'
Tommy Seymour admits that the only way the British and Irish Lions will pull off a series win over New Zealand is for every player to go above and beyond this summer.
May 19, 12:34
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Dan Cole: 'Ben Youngs has time on his side'
Dan Cole backs Ben Youngs's decision not to tour New Zealand with the Lions and suggests that the scrum-half could go on future tours.
May 16, 23:13
Kyle Sinckler of Harlequins poses for a picture during the photoshoot for BT Sport on August 18, 2014
Kyle Sinckler: 'Adam Jones made me a better player'
Kyle Sinckler hails the impact of fellow Harlequins prop Adam Jones on his career.
May 16, 22:39
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland defends timing of British and Irish Lions meeting
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland defends the decision to hold his first squad meeting just days before European finals for Saracens and Gloucester.
May 8, 16:05
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs pulls out of British and Irish Lions squad
Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs announces that he will play no part in the British and Irish Lions' tour of New Zealand due to family reasons.
May 6, 20:04
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton named British and Irish Lions captain, Dylan Hartley misses out
Sam Warburton is named as the British and Irish Lions captain for the tour of New Zealand, but England skipper Dylan Hartley is not selected by Warren Gatland.
Apr 19, 12:11
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Report: England trio set to miss out on British and Irish Lions squad
England trio Joe Launchbury, Jonathan Joseph and Dylan Hartley could reportedly miss out on the British and Irish Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand.
Apr 17, 21:22
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Jonny Wilkinson: 'British and Lions require team of captains'
England rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson believes that Warren Gatland should share around the captain's armband when the British and Irish Lions tour New Zealand.
Mar 31, 20:52
Ireland's no. 8 Jamie Heaslip evades a tackle from Scotland's full back Stuart Hogg during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on February 2, 2014
Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney doubtful for British and Irish Lions selection
Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney undergo surgery on a back and knee injury respectively, potentially seeing them miss out on a call-up to the British and Irish Lions squad.
Mar 24, 17:24
Dylan Hartley passes the ball during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'Dylan Hartley still in contention for Lions captaincy'
Warren Gatland talks up Dylan Hartley's credentials for the British and Irish Lions captaincy, insisting that the hooker has done a "fantastic" job for England.
Mar 20, 21:31
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'Top players will miss out on British and Irish Lions selection'
Warren Gatland admits that he is "excited about the potential" in the British and Irish Lions' playing ranks, but says picking a final squad is going to be very tough.
Mar 15, 22:10
George North in action at a Wales training session on August 4, 2015
George North back in Wales squad for Six Nations clash against Scotland
George North returns to the Wales team for this Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland after recovering from a bruised thigh.
Feb 22, 10:02
Alun Wyn Jones of Wales in action during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2014
Brian O'Driscoll, Martin Johnson back Alun Wyn Jones for Lions captaincy
Former Lions captains Brian O'Driscoll and Martin Johnson both back Alun Wyn Jones for the role in New Zealand this summer, but regard Owen Farrell as a candidate.
Feb 19, 22:30
Andy Farrell, the England backs coach looks on during the England training session held at West Park Leeds Rugby Club on October 23, 2013
Andy Farrell: 'Lions hopes boosted by introduction of bonus point'
Andy Farrell backs the decision to introduce bonus points in the 2017 Six Nations, claiming that it will only benefit the British and Irish Lions in the long term.
Dec 29, 14:07
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland to honour remainder of Wales contract
Wales head coach Warren Gatland insists that he has no intention of stepping down from his position next year, despite reports to the contrary at the weekend.
Dec 19, 13:34
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland to quit Wales after British and Irish Lions tour?
Wales head coach Warren Gatland will stand down from his position after next summer's British and Irish Lions tour, a report claims.
Dec 18, 09:14
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland unhappy with Gregor Townsend snub
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland questions incoming Scotland boss Gregor Townsend's decision to turn down an invite to join his coaching team.
Dec 8, 21:44
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland names coaching staff for 2017 tour
Warren Gatland names Andy Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Rob Howley as part of his coaching team for the British and Irish Lions' 2017 tour of New Zealand.
Dec 7, 12:22