Gatland Urges Unchanged Side To Make Their Legacy

Warren Gatland Lions Training NZ Tour 2017

Warren Gatland named an unchanged side from last weekends comeback, which explains the two day break following the win in Wellington; whilst his opposite number Steve Hansen has made changes, one being the predicted inclusion of Jordie Barrett.
 
Gatland has said to his side that he wants them to make history by getting a second series win ever in New Zealand, stating; “You get those moments in your life and you don’t want those moments to pass you by and that’s what big occasions and big sporting events are about.”
 
With the changes in the All Blacks side, and their determination to not go defeated, it is hard to say who will come out victorious at Eden Park.

See the sides for Saturdays game of the year here…

Lions XV: Liam Williams, Anthony Watson, Jonathan Davies , Owen Farrell, Elliot Daly, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray; Mako Vunipola, Jamie George, Tadhg Furlong, Maro Itoje, Alun Wyn Jones, Sam Warburton, Sean O’Brien, Taulupe Faletau.

Replacements: Ken Owens, Jack McGrath, Kyle Sinckler, Courtney Lawes, CJ Stander, Rhys Webb, Ben Te’o, Jack Nowell

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All Blacks XV: Jordie Barrett, Israel Dagg, Anton Lienert-Brown, Ngani Laumape, Julian Savea, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith; Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Owen Franks, Brodie Retallick, Samuel Whitelock, Jerome Kaino, Sam Cane, Kieran Read.

Replacements: Nathan Harris, Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Scott Barrett, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Aaron Cruden, Malakai Fekitoa.

 

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