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Warren Gatland 'thrilled' to receive honorary degree

Warren Gatland receives his degree from Professor Richard Davies, as Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan looks on Credit: Swansea University

International rugby coach Warren Gatland has been awarded an honorary degree by Swansea University in recognition of his contribution to Welsh sport.

He described it as a 'massive honour' and said he was 'absolutely thrilled', before praising the warm welcome he had received at the university campus.

The New Zealander has led the Wales rugby team to two Grand Slams in five years and to the brink of a World Cup final.