England boss Eddie Jones unearths his dream activity

England boss Eddie Jones has added to the theory that he would really like the danger to change codes and trainer within the Australian NRL. It was once closing month, previous to England arriving in Perth for his or her three-Test excursion, that Jones was once related with a imaginable transfer to the Cronulla Sharks, a hearsay counseled via former cross-code again Mat Rogers.

“He’d be a revelation,” claimed dual-international Rogers on the time. “He has a brilliant mind and his work ethic is relentless. He knows the game of rugby league, he knows it really well. Alan Jones did it (at Balmain) and I would put Eddie Jones on another level in his work ethic. I can see him being a success 100 times over.”

With England occurring to revel in a 2-1 collection win over the Wallabies, Jones and assistant trainer Anthony Seibold have remained in Australia on a fact-finding project. They frolicked closing week with Melbourne Storm boss Craig Bellamy whilst additionally visiting AFL golf equipment Melbourne and Carlton.

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Now, they have got spent this Wednesday on the Penrith Panthers whose coaches, boss Ivan Cameron and assistants Cameron Ciraldo and Andrew Webster, had been allowed into the England camp all through the build-up to the series-deciding 3rd Test towards the Wallabies in Sydney on July 16. 

Away from the guidelines trade consultation with NRL coaches, Jones defined to Nine Entertainment Co his hobby in NRL and why he would soar on the probability of training rugby league – particularly South Sydney Rabbitohs.  

“I like the game. If there was an opportunity there (in the NRL) I would jump at it, but the reality is it’s probably not going to be there,” stated Jones, whose England contract expires after subsequent yr’s Rugby World Cup in France. 

Jones’ dream can be to train the Rabbitohs. “That would be the dream team. That would be the dream. From the age of five, I’ve supported Souths. That would be fantastic (to coach the Rabbitohs). I loved the old teams with Ronnie Coote, Bob McCarthy, John Sattler and Eric Simms.”

Ex-Rabbitohs and Broncos boss Seibold added: “The Panthers wanted to come and see what we are doing and Eddie runs an elite programme. It’s great to catch up with other coaches. They are really good guys, I know them well. 

“It’s a really impressive coaching group. For us, it’s about seeing how others do it. It’s about sharing ideas and seeing how other coaches go about their business, it’s been brilliant. It’s great for our learning and their learning. Most coaches are prepared to swap information, and it is really collaborative.”


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