Six Nations ‘not acceptable’ and Eddie Jones is not ‘bulletproof’, says RFU chief

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  • England coach Jones is backed but position kept under review
  • Bill Sweeney: ‘Anyone can go at any particular time’

The Rugby Football Union chief executive, Bill Sweeney, has insisted Eddie Jones is not “bulletproof” and belatedly admitted England’s Six Nations performance was not acceptable. Jones has been backed to continue in the role for now but Sweeney insisted his position would be kept under constant review.

Sweeney went on to concede that the union was wrong not to acknowledge in its statement the day after England lost to France that another campaign with two wins and three defeats was disappointing and that supporters had a right to feel aggrieved.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
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