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EDDIE JONES

Japan's head rugby coach Eddie Jones speaks during a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.
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May 30, 2024
Eddie Jones names Japan squad ahead of clash against England
Japan will face England at Tokyo's National Stadium on June 22.
Japan rugby head coach Eddie Jones attends a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo on Wednesday.
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Mar 13, 2024
Eddie Jones aims to make Japan a top four side and find rugby's Ohtani
Jones takes over Japan for a second spell after a calamitous, short-lived stint with Australia.
Former South Africa player Victor Matfield will join Japan in a coaching role ahead of the nation's upcoming slate of test matches.
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Feb 12, 2024
Former Springboks captain Victor Matfield to join Brave Blossoms as consultant
Matfield was a star second-rower for the 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks team that employed Eddie Jones as an adviser to coach Jake White.
Brave Blossoms head coach Eddie Jones gives instructions to players at a training camp in Fukuoka on Wednesday.
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Feb 8, 2024
Eddie Jones raring to push Japan to top with new high-octane style
The 64-year-old former England and Australia head coach returned in January to take charge of the Brave Blossoms.
Japan's Dylan Riley (right) attempts to evade England's Joe Marler during their match at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Nice, France, on Sept. 17, 2023.
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Jan 26, 2024
Brave Blossoms to face England at Twickenham in November
The match will be Japan's first visit to the west London venue since November 2022.
Newly appointed Australia head coach Joe Schmidt outside Rugby Australia's head office in Sydney on Friday.
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Jan 19, 2024
New Zealander Schmidt confirmed as new Wallabies coach
Schmidt takes over for Eddie Jones, who acrimoniously quit in October after the team's calamitous World Cup campaign and was quickly hired to coach Japan.
At a news conference at a hotel in Tokyo on Monday, Japan's new rugby head coach Eddie Jones outlined a vision of a playing style emphasizing rapid movements and decision-making for the Brave Blossoms.
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Jan 16, 2024
Jones reveals vision of 'superfast rugby' taking Japan to top
Jones said Japanese players' size necessitates a playing style emphasizing rapid movement and decision-making.
Newly appointed Japan head coach Eddie Jones after a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.
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Dec 15, 2023
Eddie Jones envisions united Japanese rugby world
The 63-year-old laid out a vision in which the country's divided rugby world is united in a mission to give the Brave Blossoms sustained success.
Eddie Jones at a news conference after being named as Japan rugby head coach in Tokyo on Thursday
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Dec 14, 2023
No guilt for Eddie Jones after taking Japan job
Jones quit his native Australia after leading them to a dismal showing at the Rugby World Cup.
Japan head coach Eddie Jones celebrates after the team's victory over the U.S. at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Dec 14, 2023
Make friends, start winning again: Eddie Jones' to-do list
Here are five challenges facing 63-year-old Eddie Jones as he returns to the Brave Blossoms.
Japan head coach Eddie Jones before a game against Scotland at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Jones will be returning to the post, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Wednesday.
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Dec 14, 2023
Wounded Eddie Jones has plenty to prove on Japan return
The 63-year-old is revered in Japan for masterminding their "Miracle of Brighton" win over South Africa at the 2015 World Cup.
Eddie Jones is set to become the head coach of the Brave Blossoms six weeks after the Australian quit the Wallabies following their dismal showing at the World Cup.
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Dec 13, 2023
Eddie Jones named as Japan head coach, ending weeks of speculation
Jones will officially commence his duties from Jan. 1, the Japan Rugby Football Union said on its website.
Australia rugby union coach Eddie Jones poses with Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan and CEO Andy Marinos after his first news conference since his reappointment, in Sydney on Jan. 31. Jones left the Wallabies in October.
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Dec 12, 2023
Australia to have strong Japan ties regardless of Jones: RA boss
Japanese media outlets have reported that Eddie Jones will be confirmed as head coach of the Brave Blossoms in the coming days.
Eddie Jones, who coached Australia at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, has been linked with a return to Japan.
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Nov 13, 2023
Eddie Jones expects to land new job by January
Jones has been heavily linked with a return to Japan.
Former Brave Blossoms head coach Eddie Jones speaks during an interview in Yokohama on Tuesday.
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Nov 8, 2023
Jones interested in coaching Japan again if opportunity arises
Former Japan rugby head coach Eddie Jones said Tuesday that he is interested in coaching the Brave Blossoms again but — so far — he has not received an offer.
Australia head coach Eddie Jones during training in Saint-Etienne, France, on Sept. 30. Jones has repeatedly denied a return to coaching in Japan.
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Oct 31, 2023
Rugby Australia confirms Eddie Jones has quit as Wallabies coach
Jones, 63, will formally leave his position on Nov. 25, the governing body said.
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has resigned after their dismal showing at the World Cup, but says he has no other job offer as yet.
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Oct 30, 2023
Jones resigns as Wallabies coach, say Australian media reports
Jones has been linked with the head coach role of Japan, which he has denied.
Australia head coach Eddie Jones speaks at a news conference in Sydney on Tuesday.
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Oct 17, 2023
Eddie Jones says he's committed to Australia, stands by youth push
The 63-year-old Australian, whose mother and wife are Japanese, has been linked with the vacant Japan head coaching job.
Australian head coach Eddie Jones' reliance on young players did not work out for the team during the Rugby World Cup
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Oct 9, 2023
High-stakes misses prove costly as Australia crashes out of World Cup
Australia's gambles resulted in an early exit from the Rugby World Cup.
Australia head coach Eddie Jones directs his team before their match against Wales at the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Sunday.
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Sep 25, 2023
Eddie Jones affirms commitment to Australia despite link to Japan job
Jones previously coached Japan for three years from 2012 and led the Brave Blossoms to a stunning upset of South Africa at the 2015 World Cup.

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