Sayonara to England’s hopes of improvement | Nick Cain

THE panel of unknowns assembled by RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney to preside over the RFU’s latest “Carry On Eddie” caper will have got a nasty jolt this week.
The news of Eddie Jones hopping on a plane to Japan to engage in his consultancy coaching role with Suntory Sungoliath – including swapping trade secrets, with New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett – will have hit them like a Manu Tuilagi hand-off.
As predicted in this column a month ago, the no-names did a complete whitewash job on the England head coach’s Six Nations performance, leaving no trace of the debrief they were meant to...

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