Warren Gatland congratulates son through gritted teeth - 'Don’t care whether he’s my son or not'

Chiefs coach Warren Gatland has congratulated son Bryn for his match-winning drop goal in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener, through gritted teeth.

The former Lions coach was a mixture of emotions in a post-game interview with SKY soon after the 27-28 loss, in which Bryn kicked a 79th minute drop goal to win the game for the Highlanders.

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“I suppose if anyone is going to do it, it’s going to be him in that situation,” Gatland said after listing off some match-winning drop goals that Bryn had kicked previously in his career.

“I’m not happy we lost the game but well done to him, I don’t care whether he’s my son or not, I’ll go away and have a look at that.

"I’m still disappointed about the result.”