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Thursday 14 December 2017

Ex-Lions captain wants the coaching Avengers to assemble to beat the All Blacks in 2017

Gavin Mairs

Sam Warburton believes that a combined New Zealand coaching team of Warren Gatland, Joe Schmidt and Vern Cotter could give the British and Irish Lions their best chance of success on their tour to play the All Blacks next year.

The Lions board are due to appoint a head coach for the tour in August following this summer’s tours by the home nations, and Gatland is the strong favourite following his series victory over Australia in 2013.

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