Even All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has gotten in on the act, saying recently of his Lions counterpart: "You look at the guy that's coaching and think, 'Righto, how does he play the game?' Every team he [Gatland] has coached has played the same way, so I can't see why he would change now".
The British and Irish Lions have cast considerable doubts over their competitiveness on New Zealand soil with a dour 13-7 victory against a mostly semi-professional provincial Barbarians outfit in Whangarei.
Before the Lions landed in New Zealand, Eddie Jones said they would struggle to win if they played a one-dimensional style of rugby.
But asked about that implied criticism, head coach Gatland vowed the Lions will build a varied attacking strategy.
"All week we talked about the challenge ahead, a David and Goliath sort of match-up and I'm really proud of our squad going out there and giving it our all", Anderson-Heather said.
"We know the class of Johnny, he is a world-class player", said Laidlaw, pictured below.
"Saturday's performance has made life tougher for the Lions is in convincing those Kiwis - and their future opponents, all of whom will be tougher and slicker and more skilful than the Barbarians - that they are still a team to be feared".
"It's always a little bit tougher and when the heat is on and everyone is looking to you to make the calls".
Enda Kenny will step down as Taoiseach today
It is expected that numerous current ministers will remain in place, however, some may change jobs. It's likely that trip will take place after a number of short farewell speeches to him in the Dáil.
Afghan peace conference opens in Kabul under rocket fire
Afghan security forces accused the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network of being behind the attack, complicating today's talks. He said Taliban-sponsored terrorism is creating a platform that brings terrorists from all over the region to Afghanistan .
The Lions, each on a basic tour fee of £70,000 (US$90,000), regrouped yesterday to attend an official Maori welcome before launching into preparations for Wednesday's match against the Auckland Blues.
'If you can score three or four tries a game, you'll give yourself a good chance, ' said the captain.
"There were a lot of positive things from the coaches, they were delighted with the win and just want to keep pressing on now, keep getting better day in, day out, and making sure next time we take the field we are a bit better so we can go on and win more games. We experienced that four years ago [in Australia] when people chose to be critical and a lot of people got caught with their trousers down afterwards".
And we don't want to be proscribed, and we don't want to play by numbers. These players are being encouraged to demonstrate their level of skill.
Ken Owens will captain the Lions against the Blues in the second clash of their 10-match tour, with the Wales hooker having battled back from an ankle problem that had threatened his place on the tour. "Was it when we were successful as Wasps or when I was coaching Waikato in the Air New Zealand Cup?"
Cameras of the world's media clicked and rolled, and the crowds cheered as Ngāpuhi and other iwi groups roared out a welcome - supported by some who came from Australia, just to take part. "We have a few work ons from last weekend and we know we need to be more clinical", admitted Gatland.
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The patrol says troopers arrested 48 year old Havacu Quintero on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other crimes. A Nebraska driver has been arrested in a suspected shooting of another vehicle on Interstate 80 in Lincoln.
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A separate ZEW index measuring finance professionals' outlook for the eurozone remained upbeat, adding 2.6 points to reach 37.7. This is not least due to the positive GDP growth in the European Union in the first quarter of 2017.
Pointers Saloon in downtown Marengo offered $500 gift cards to displaced residents and $250 to those without electricity. Two homes were destroyed and about 50 surrounding homes were damaged after the explosion, CBS 2 Charlie DeMar reports.
BBC correspondent Sarah Rainsford, who was also present, said riot police in the capital were picking out protesters at random. Russia's interior ministry says that about 3,500 people attended the protest in St Petersburg, and 500 were detained.
Recent news reports have said Sessions offered to resign just weeks ago, saying he needed to be given "the freedom" to do his job. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will replace Sessions at the appropriations committees' hearing Tuesday.
Initially, Sessions expected to testify in a closed-door session, said two sources familiar with the attorney general's thinking. Comey also has said Sessions did not respond when he complained he didn't "want to get time alone with the president again".
Tabarak Investment's stake stands at around 18 to 20 percent after the sale, making it the largest shareholder, Zawya said. The Dubai index was nearly flat, however, as nine shares rose along with Emaar but 15 declined.
Oklahoma baseball coach Pete Hughes resigns
Those victories enabled the Cowboys to reach the Big 12 Tournament, and they stunned the field by winning it as a No. 8 seed. A source confirms to Sooners Illustrated that OU baseball coach Pete Hughes will not return for a fifth season.
John Flannery named GE's Chief Executive
On Monday, GE reached a deal with USA regulators to win approval of its purchase of oilfield service giant Baker Hughes. Flannery said he wanted to have a "deep review" of the company business by business over the next few months.
Qatar navigates blockade by implementing new Oman route
Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. Iran , Saudi Arabia's main regional rival, had announced yesterday that it had sent five planes carrying produce to Qatar.
Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight?
The Warriors' All-Defensive forward Andre Iguodala could do nothing as James towered above him to slam home for the two points. Heading into Game Five, here are the plays of the series so far. "It would be a great night to get it done", Curry said.