McGeechan’s tip for coach
Former British & Irish Lions head coach Sir Ian McGeechan has warned his successor not to repeat mistakes of the past and select players just on their reputation.
Warren Gatland, the new Lions head coach, will announce his squad to tour Australia on April 30 and McGeechan is confident the New Zealander is the right man to make the tough calls.
McGeechan, who had Gatland as his assistant coach in 2009, is still an adviser to the Lions and believes the squad should be chosen on form over the last three months, while any player carrying an injury should not be on the plane.
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