Bryn Gatland: Lions coach Warren Gatland's son could face father's side in June

Bryn Gatland
Gatland is yet to play in the Super Rugby competition, but has made the Auckland Blues squad

Bryn Gatland, son of British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland, has been named in the New Zealand Barbarians squad to face the tourists on 3 June.

The fly-half, 21, was among 19 players selected from 15 of New Zealand's provincial unions for the opening match of the Lions tour in Whangarei.

The New Zealander plays for North Harbour, but was recently called up to Super Rugby side Auckland Blues' squad.

Warren Gatland will name his Lions squad on 19 April.

2017 British and Irish Lions tour fixtures

3 June - New Zealand Provincial Barbarians (Toll Stadium, Whangarei)

7 June - Blues (Eden Park, Auckland)

10 June - Crusaders (AMI Stadium, Christchurch)

13 June - Highlanders (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin)

17 June - Maori (International Stadium, Rotorua)

20 June - Chiefs (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton)

24 June - New Zealand (First Test, Eden Park, Auckland)

27 June - Hurricanes (Westpac Stadium, Wellington)

1 July - New Zealand (Second Test, Westpac Stadium, Wellington)

8 July - New Zealand (Third Test, Eden Park, Auckland)

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