Pa­tience for Lions

Rugby World - - BOOTCAMP - Karen Ah­erne Pullen, via Face­book Gary Her­bert, Northamp­ton

Re Lions 2021 coach: War­ren Gat­land beat the Aussies (third Test was a ham­mer­ing) and drew against the All Blacks (best team on the planet), so how can you say, “No, not Gat­land”.

Two years ago ev­ery­one was shout­ing for Ed­die Jones to be the Lions coach. That’s gone quiet. Now it’s Andy Far­rell, be­fore he’s even started coach­ing Ire­land (I per­son­ally think he’ll be good).

So let’s just wait and see in 18 months who has the best re­sults as a coach. get it in the bas­ket­ball ring I’ll give you £10.” At the sec­ond at­tempt, in it went!

I couldn’t be­lieve my eyes. I know

I’m his dad and I’m bi­ased, but it was amaz­ing and not the sort of thing you wit­ness from a six-year-old ev­ery day. I won’t be chal­leng­ing for money again!

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