August 7, 2020

Gatland mulls Chiefs freebie if Lions tour cancelled

Wellington (AFP) – Warren Gatland said Friday he would be prepared to coach the Waikato Chiefs for free next year if COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa.Lions officials insist the eight-match tour in July-August 2021 will go ahead but South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus, with more than 520,000 cases making it Africa’s hardest-hit nation.Asked what he would do if it was cancelled, Gatland said he would prefer to continue working with the Chiefs, rather than taking a break.The only issue is that the Super Rugby side have already lin…


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