Warren Gatland admits he has to make some last-minute changes to his coaching staff for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa.
Leinster's Robin McBryde is the only Irish-based coach included along with Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy and Neil Jenkins.
Andy Farrell made himself unavailable in order to concentrate on his job coaching Ireland.
And Leicester's Steve Borthwick and Munster's Graham Rowntree both dropped out last week.
But Gatland says he understands their reasons