Eddie Jones says Courtney Lawes’ ‘laconic style’ was key to England win


  • Captain and former skipper Owen Farrell are ‘a great fit’
  • England defeated Australia 21-17 in Sydney to win series 2-1

If several questions remain over England’s progress towards the World Cup next year after a series victory against Australia, that over the future of Eddie Jones has been unequivocally answered.

To put it another way, Jones can finally look forward to visiting his elderly mother who, alarmed at speculation over whether he would be sacked, had warned him earlier in the tour to not come home until victory had been secured. “She’ll be very happy,” Jones said after the series had been wrapped up in Sydney. “I might get a nice sukiyaki from her.”

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Written by Gerard Meagher in Sydney
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/17/eddie-jones-says-courtney-lawes-laconic-style-was-key-to-england-win under the title “Eddie Jones says Courtney Lawes’ ‘laconic style’ was key to England win”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.