Kiwi tactician Warren Gatland has again underlined his coaching credentials by leading Wales into a fourth successive World Cup quarter-final.
Warren Gatland is thrilled by the potential shift in power at the World Cup, as all four pool winners could come from the northern hemisphere for the first time in its history.
While coach Warren Gatland says the disappointment of a historic loss against Georgia will not factor into the World Cup rematch on Saturday, a victory will clinch Pool C and confirm the resurgence of hard-working Wales.
Warren Gatland said Wales’s nerve-wracking win over Fiji on Sunday in a pulsating World Cup match was “significant”, although he had been “pretty angry” at the chaotic end.
Dewi Lake and Jac Morgan have been selected as co-captains as Wales announced their 33-player World Cup squad on Monday.
Warren Gatland was not too disconsolate after watching Wales concede eight tries in a record home defeat to the Springboks in Cardiff on Saturday.
Warren Gatland has named an entirely new starting lineup and elected a new captain as Wales look for back-to-back wins against England at Twickenham on Saturday.
Warren Gatland has backed Wales to do “something pretty special” at the World Cup in France despite their miserable recent record.
Warren Gatland has put Wales’ squad through a psychologically-challenging boot camp ahead of the World Cup.
Warren Gatland will be searching for a new skipper after Wales suffered a significant injury blow during their preparation for the upcoming World Cup.