Friday 15 December 2017

Warren Gatland adds three to Lions backroom staff

Warren Gatland has added three new people to his backroom staff
Warren Gatland has added three new people to his backroom staff

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has announced the addition of three new names to his backroom staff for the tour of New Zealand later this year.

Head analyst Rhodri Bown, head of medical Eanna Falvey, and head of strength and conditioning Paul Stridgeon will team up with Gatland for the 10-match tour.

They will join the Lions following the conclusion of the RBS 6 Nations.

"Rhodri, Paul and Eanna have a lot of Lions experience, including being part of a winning team in 2013, and they know what is required for us to be successful in New Zealand," Gatland said.

"They will bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to their roles and I know they will fit well into the environment we are trying to create."

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