Sports

England rugby squad ‘consider in Eddie Jones,’ insists Bill Sweeney

England rugby squad ‘consider in Eddie Jones and that he is taking them in the fitting course,’ insists Bill Sweeney – as RFU CEO backs under-fire head coach to succeed regardless of poor Six Nations as ‘we’ll get a greater’

Under-fire England head coach Eddie Jones has been endorsed by RFU CEO Bill Sweeney regardless of one other dismal Six Nations displaying.

For a second-straight marketing campaign the Red Rose suffered lost extra matches (three) than they gained (two) – with Eddie Jones ‘ aspect this time ending a distant third behind Grand Slam winners France and second-placed Ireland.

England bookended their marketing campaign with a gap defeat at Scotland earlier than taking place 25-13 to France in Paris on Saturday.

England head coach Eddie Jones has been backed to succeed by RFU CEO Bill Sweeney

England head coach Eddie Jones has been backed to succeed by RFU CEO Bill Sweeney

With the Rugby World Cup happening in France in 18 months’ time, scrutiny is rising on the England setup and particularly Jones’ administration.

Sportsmail columnist and 2003 Rugby World Cup successful coach Sir Clive Woodward has been very public on this web site about Jones, as has a member of that squad in Lawrence Dallaglio.

But regardless of the mounting strain, Sweeney appears to be like set to stay by Australian Jones – insisting he has the assist of the gamers and {that a} brilliant future is simply across the nook.

‘We do really feel there’s been some actual optimistic developments,’ mentioned a defiant Sweeney on Thursday.

‘We do really feel we’re on path the fitting course.

‘The gamers consider in the top coach… consider he is taking them in the fitting course.

‘We’re very excited by developments we all know we’ll get a greater.’

Sweeney did concede although that he understood frustrations from followers over England’s false new daybreak throughout the Six Nations. 

‘We are all, as an organisation, extremely dissatisfied… you’d count on extra,’ he admitted.

‘There is a substantial amount of frustration and disappointment, we perceive why the followers expect extra.’ 

Advertisement

Back to top button