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Warren Gatland adds another coach to his Lions staff

  • Graham Rowntree has been lined up for a role in Warren Gatland’s backroom team
  • The team already includes Andy Farrell, Rob Howley and Steve Borthwick
  • This will be his third tour as a British & Irish Lions coach
Warren Gatland has asked Harlequins coach Graham Rowntree to join his strong backroom staff for the British and Irish Lions beat New Zealand this summer.


Gatland turned to Harlequins’ forwards coach yesterday, requesting that he joins a backroom team already comprising Andy Farrell, Rob Howley and Steve Borthwick.

Rowntree’s title will be assistant coach, the same as Gatland’s other recruits.