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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.
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.
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.
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.
Wales' Aaron Wainwright celebrates with fans after his team's win over Australia at the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Sunday.
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Sep 25, 2023
Wales blows out Australia to punch ticket to World Cup quarterfinals
Wales became the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup after producing a record-breaking performance against Australia.
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.
Fiji's Tevita Ikanivere celebrates after his team's win over Australia at the Rugby World Cup in Saint-Etienne, France, on Sunday.
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Sep 18, 2023
Fiji beats Australia for first time in 69 years in World Cup upset
Fiji kept its quarterfinal hopes alive with a 22-15 win over Australia
Australia head coach Eddie Jones says an increase in stoppages in rugby has led to teams using power to dominate on the pitch.
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Sep 17, 2023
Eddie Jones says rule changes turning rugby into 'power contest'
The former Japan and England coach is among a growing chorus of voices in the game who have raised concerns about a decrease in continuous play.
Georgia players form a guard of honor for the victorious Wallabies following their 2023 Rugby World Cup Pool C match outside Paris on Saturday.
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Sep 10, 2023
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones upbeat after World Cup-opening win
The former England and Japan coach successfully is riding high after his Australia team opened its campaign by defeating Georgia.
New Zealand's Dane Coles celebrates after winning a Bledisloe Cup test match against Australia at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, on Aug. 5.
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Aug 22, 2023
All Blacks star 'gobsmacked' by former coach assisting Australia
Former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen is helping rivals Australia prepare for the Rugby World Cup, it was revealed this week.
New Zealand head coach Ian Foster (left) celebrates with Damian McKenzie (center) and Rieko Ioane after clinching the Rugby Championship with a win over Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.
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Jul 30, 2023
Ian Foster: Ominous All Blacks still not the finished product
New Zealand crushed a disjointed Wallabies 38-7 in Melbourne on Saturday in another statement performance.
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Rugby
Jun 25, 2023
Michael Hooper and James Slipper to co-captain Wallabies at World Cup
Head coach Eddie Jones also named a 34-man squad for the Rugby Championship that included eight uncapped players.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 21, 2023
Spears' Bernard Foley stakes World Cup claim with League One title
The 33-year-old is vying with several players including Quade Cooper, Ben Donaldson, Carter Gordon and Noah Lolesio for the Wallabies' No. 10 shirt.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 11, 2023
Eddie Jones finalizes Wallabies staff ahead of 'smash and grab' World Cup bid
The Australian has been slowly building his coaching team since taking over from the axed Dave Rennie in January, with all 11 members now on board.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 17, 2023
Australia's Eddie Jones seeking help for 'smash-and-grab' operation at Rugby World Cup
'We've got to get four or five coaches that can work together to get in there, steal the trophy and get out without getting caught.'
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 31, 2023
Jones returns to his roots to issue clarion call for Australian game
In a message delivered at the school where he was once a pupil and teacher, Jones said the team would do its part by winning the World Cup in France later this year.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 18, 2023
Eddie Jones vows to make Wallabies super-fit and more aggressive
The 62-year-old is due to officially start on Jan. 29 on a deal that will take him through to the 2027 Rugby World Cup in Australia.

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