Eddie Jones returns to Twickenham on Sunday for the first time since he was sacked as England head coach in December; the Australia head coach leads the Barbarians for their match against a World XV; England and the Wallabies could meet in this year’s Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
Last Updated: 24/05/23 4:18pm
Eddie Jones says there are no hard feelings as he prepares to coach a team at Twickenham for the first time since his departure as England head coach.
The 63-year-old’s seven-year reign came to an end last December, just 10 months before the 2023 Rugby World Cup, following a mixed Autumn Nations Series in which England lost to Argentina and South Africa, along with drawing with New Zealand and beating Japan.
Jones has since returned to his homeland for a second stint as Australia head coach but finds himself back on these shores to oversee the Barbarians for their match against a World XV on Sunday and insists he bears no grudges over the RFU’s decision to sack him.
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Eddie Jones insists there are no hard feelings towards England as he prepares to return to Twickenham where he will coach the Barbarians against the World XV on Sunday.
“Zero, mate – zero,” Jones told Sky Sports News. “I had a great seven years and at the end of the day they decided I wasn’t the man for the job.
“At the time I didn’t agree with it, and I probably still don’t, but that really doe
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