Lions in Australia

Gatland on the defensive

2013-07-04 07:48
Warren Gatland (AFP)

Sydney - The controversial omission of Brian O'Driscoll from the British and Irish Lions side for Saturday's third and decisive Test against Australia in Sydney was done for sound rugby reasons, says coach Warren Gatland.

"And then you realise what comes of making a decision like that, the peripheral stuff, not the rugby decision.

"It's part of sport isn't it? Sometimes it happens."

 

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