Friday, 20 July, 2018

Wallabies Targeting Post World Cup Homecoming For Eddie Jones

Stuart Hogg and Scotland have been revitalised by victory over England Stuart Hogg and Scotland have been revitalised by victory over England
Melinda Barton | 08 March, 2018, 05:00

We do a lot of things right but we just went off course a little bit.

"What Michael's really focused on is a, winning and that includes the World Cup. We want to turn that around and go back to winning ways".

"I actually worked here with Eddie back in 2003-05, not that that makes any difference, but you appreciate the skills he's got as a head coach".

Australia's four Super Rugby coaches are all inexperienced although Rebels mentor Dave Wessels could come into the Wallabies frame if he continues to make a strong impression. High performance means you've got to perform.

He was named 2017 world coach of the year.

"He has people in here all the time getting tastes of global training".

Wigglesworth's kicking game is as good as anyone's and France's formidable inside centre Mathieu Bastareaud will also be eyeing George Ford's channel. "If we can create that big mountain for them to climb I think it will be quite hard for them to get back".

Skipper Dylan Hartley's recent performances have come under criticism, and following on from last Saturday's 25-13 defeat to Scotland away at Murrayfield in the Calcutta Cup, Dallaglio has questioned whether Jones should drop the New Zealand-born hooker, who was withdrawn from the fiery encounter early on into the match.

Robshaw's standout feature is his work rate but you need more than that at the very top level.

Even without Underhill as an option, I would leave Robshaw out and go for Sam Simmonds at number seven with Nathan Hughes continuing at the base of the scrum now that he's had another couple of weeks of training under his belt.

Jones is said to have expressed that interest to at least one member of RA's board, but, failing to gain sufficient traction, made a decision to move on and extend his lucrative contract with England in January.

You have got to match France physically but the way to beat them is to move them around and play at a pace that they can't live with. "We have set up the team so that the captaincy is movable".

However, according to Fox Sports, Rugby Australia are keen to be reunited with their prodigal son who has coached England to 24 victories from 26 Tests, including five straight victories over his homeland.

"I can't sleep because it annoys me losing a game [to Scotland] that we shouldn't have lost".

"The game has changed in terms of intensity".