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Gatland’s comments inflammatory and unnecessary

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The British and Irish Lions head coach, Warren Gatland, caused a stir on Tuesday when he commented that selecting a large number of English players for the tour of Australia this summer would bring certain 'pressures' that do not come with other nations.

He went on to say that England 'were not the most popular' nation abroad, and that there was a 'circus' that surrounded the England squad at the World Cup in New Zealand in 2011.

There are several things that are wrong with Gatland's comments, according to Jamie Hosie of Yahoo! Contributor Network. Read here for full article

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