Eddie Jones’s popularity in Japan proves rewarding for England coach


• Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies
• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising gin

Eddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign with a number of commercial deals despite being the best-paid coach in international rugby.

Jones’s latest endorsement is for a Japanese gin called Roku, with posters on show here where England begin their World Cup campaign against Tonga on Sunday. Roku is a subsidiary of Suntory, which owns the Sungoliath club that participates in the nation’s professional league. Jones also has a paid consultancy role with the Top League side.

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Written by Gerard Meagher in Sapporo
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/sep/19/eddie-jones-cash-in-sponsorship-england-rugby-world-cup-japan under the title “Eddie Jones’s popularity in Japan proves rewarding for England coach”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.