Eddie Jones: ‘When England show togetherness we are powerful’


Coach believes finding ways of playing with greater urgency can shrug off any World Cup hangover

Eddie Jones was not at his most accommodating at this week’s Six Nations launch, his patience frayed by the barrage of questions about salary cap-breaching Saracens and the impact their presence in the Championship next season would have on England. Eventually the head coach snapped when asked about the notoriously “grim” training sessions he put his players through.

“That is a ridiculous statement,” said Jones, now in his fifth season as England’s head coach. “I do not think the players find the camps grim. If they do, they do not have to come. Give me their names and they won’t have to bother coming.

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Written by Paul Rees
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