Former British and Irish Lions coach Ian McGeechan has urged incumbent Warren Gatland to select players based on form and not reputation.
Then British and Irish Lions head coach Ian McGeechan during a training session on May 19, 2009. McGeechan has urged current incumbent Warren Gatland to select players primarily on form, rather than their reputation.
Gatland is due to announce his squad for the forthcoming tour of Australia towards the end of next month and McGeechan, a veteran of several Lions tours as both player and coach, said it was vital the New Zealander's party hit the ground running.
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