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LIST: Warren Gatland names the FIVE best players he’s ever coached

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has revealed the five best players he ever coached during his stellar managerial career.

The Kiwi, who was a guest on BBC’s Rugby Union Weekly podcast, paid tribute to the three best players he has ever coached.

DID YOU KNOW? As a player, Warren Gatland was one of Waikato’s longest-serving players, having played 140 games for the province – a record at the time

Warren Gatland’s FIVE best players

1. Shane Williams (Wales)

Position: Winger

“Probably pound-for-pound, Shane Wiliams. He had some incredible brilliant attacking attributes,” Gatland said.

“But sometimes Shane could score three tries and let in two. But pound for pound he was unbelievable when he was at his best.”

DID YOU KNOW? Williams was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame during opening ceremonies for the Hall’s first physical home in Rugby, Warwickshire