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Lions coach Gatland wants to end 'trash talk'

Lions coach Gatland wants to end 'trash talk'

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New Zealand v British and Irish Lions, first TestVenue: Eden Park, Auckland Date: Saturday, 24 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appBritish and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says he wants to end the "trash talk" in the build-up to Saturday's first Test against New Zealand.Gatland wants "rugby to do the talking" when the tourists meet the All Blacks in Auckland (08:35 BST kick-off).The New Zealander, who on Thursday named his team for the game, did say he was happy to be "getting up the nose" of All Blacks counterpart Steve Hansen.But he added: "It's not about me - this is about the Lions."Hansen has criticised the Lions' style of play and suggested last week that morale in the tourists' camp could be damaged by Gatland adding six players...