Former Wales defense coach Shaun Edwards asserted he would focus on France next year for the possibility of being on the British and Irish Lions coaching panel. Rugby lovers can book their South Africa A Vs British And Irish Lions Tickets on discounted prices easily.
The Lions are scheduled to tour South Africa in 2021 for a three-game test series in July and August, while head coach Warren Gatland is finalizing his backroom staff.
Edwards already has the experience of being with the Lions as a defensive coach when they last traveled to South Africa in 2009 with head coach Sir Ian McGeechan, but when Gatland took over, he opted for Andy Farrell as a defensive coach on the road. 2013 and 2017 by Australia and New Zealand respectively.
He has also worked with Gatland for Wales, where he was a defensive coach since 2008 and decided to part ways after the 2019 World Cup, after which he was assigned a similar role with France. Rugby lovers can book their Springboks Vs British And Irish Lions Tickets on discounted prices easily.
“The French Federation has shown a lot of confidence in me,” Edwards said.
They gave me a four and a half year contract. When I signed the contract, I knew the Lions would be off the radar. I know from personal experience that Lions have the highest-profile of all. Not only is he supported by three million people in Wales, but he is also fully supported by England, Ireland, and Scotland.
“Being in France makes it different. They probably don’t understand how prestigious it is to be selected for the Lions, but that’s beside the point. I’m not expecting a phone call.”