Scotland head coach joins Lions

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa, with Steve Tandy and Robin McBryde also part of Warren Gatland’s coaching team, according the the BBC

Wales’ Neil Jenkins will embark on his fourth Lions tour as a coach.

For Townsend, Scotland defence coach Tandy and former Wales forwards coach McBryde, it will be their first tour as part of the Lions coaching team.

The first Test against the world champions is scheduled for 24 July.

“I am very pleased to have assembled such a high-quality coaching team,” said Gatland.

“It’s a really strong group and I’m excited to see what we can achieve together – I think we’ll all complement each other well in South Africa.”

Gatland is expected to name his playing squad in May.

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