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Warren Gatland to 'potentially do some Super Rugby' after Wales career ends

Wales' Kiwi coach Warren Gatland is relishing the chance to ply his trade within New Zealand, eyeing a Super Rugby side when he finishes in Europe after this year's World Cup.

Having been in charge of Wales since 2007, as well as two stints as the head coach of the British and Irish Lions, Gatland will leave his long held job after this year's World Cup in Japan, telling The Times that he's targeting a return to New Zealand.

"I was looking to take a few months off and then start looking in the middle of 2020, potentially do some Super Rugby in New Zealand if there was an opportunity," Gatland said.

However, Gatland also says that he isn't guaranteed any given job within New Zealand, due to the current strength of the five Super Rugby sides, and might have to look elsewhere.

"There is nothing concrete. Maybe at the end of the World Cup I'll be unemployed."

"But I am also aware that there are not a lot of jobs in New Zealand." 

"That might not be an option. So it's whether it is back in club rugby in the Premiership or France or Japan or something like that."


The Liions' coach says his side have been welcomed everywhere they go.
Warren Gatland Source: Photosport


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