Jones victorious in first Six Nations match as England coach

Feb 7, 2016

Jones victorious in first Six Nations match as England coach

“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” was resounding around an otherwise muted Murrayfield when England drove Scotland back in the scrum for a penalty, one final indignity for the beaten boys in blue. There was still time for England No. 8 Billy Vunipola to make another ...

Jones wants England to recover 'fear factor'

Jan 28, 2016

Jones wants England to recover 'fear factor'

Forward power rather than “fancy” rugby holds the key to England’s chances of success in the Six Nations Championship, according to new head coach Eddie Jones. Traditionally, England has been known for the strength of its forwards and Jones, the first foreigner to coach ...

Jan 20, 2016

Highlanders expected to announce Joseph's move to Japan

The long and winding road to name a successor to Eddie Jones as head coach of the Brave Blossoms looks like it is finally coming to an end. New Zealand’s Otago Daily Times told Kyodo News on Wednesday that Super Rugby champions the Highlanders ...

Many questions remain for Japan's Sunwolves

Jan 7, 2016

Many questions remain for Japan's Sunwolves

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With just over seven weeks to go until the Sunwolves make their Super Rugby debut against the Johannesburg-based Lions in Tokyo, the good news is the team finally have a coach and a full roster of players. But the Dec. 21 announcement of Mark ...

Jones, Borthwick reunited in England

Dec 16, 2015

Jones, Borthwick reunited in England

After masterminding Japan’s breakthrough performances at the recent Rugby World Cup, Eddie Jones and Steve Borthwick have been reunited in England’s restructured coaching set-up. Borthwick, a former England captain, was hired as the forwards coach on Tuesday in the first appointment to Jones’ backroom ...

Dec 15, 2015

Joseph leading candidate to replace Jones: source

Super Ruby-winning coach Jamie Joseph is Japan’s first choice to replace Eddie Jones as the head coach of the Brave Blossoms, a Japan Rugby Football Union source said Tuesday. The JRFU is currently negotiating with the 46-year-old coach of the Highlanders. Although a deal ...

Goldman Sachs hires Japan's rugby alchemist Eddie Jones

Nov 27, 2015

Goldman Sachs hires Japan's rugby alchemist Eddie Jones

England’s new rugby coach Eddie Jones has been hired as an adviser by Goldman Sachs in Japan in the hope he can reproduce the Midas touch he showed at the World Cup. The 55-year-old Australian, who recently led Japan’s Brave Blossoms to three victories ...

Jones excited by England challenge

Nov 21, 2015

Jones excited by England challenge

Eddie Jones has insisted there will be no conflict of loyalties when he coaches England against his native Australia for the first time next year. Jones was in charge of the Wallabies when they lost the 2003 World Cup final to England in Sydney. ...

England hands reins to Jones

Nov 20, 2015

England hands reins to Jones

England turned to the man who masterminded arguably the biggest upset in rugby history to revive its national team on Friday, hiring Eddie Jones on a four-year deal as the country’s first foreign-born coach. Jones, a 55-year-old Australian, was bought out of his contract ...

Nov 19, 2015

Ex-Brave Blossoms boss Jones linked to England job: reports

Eddie Jones is reportedly in talks with England’s Rugby Football Union about becoming the national team’s next head coach, and the first from overseas. Sections of the British media reported that the 55-year-old Australian was close to being appointed, with the London Evening Standard ...