England boss Eddie Jones has landed himself a post-World Cup gig as the Australian has agreed to coach the Barbarians in the November 16 match at Twickenham versus Fiji. Fans who want to watch the live action of Rugby World Cup 2019 can book Rugby World Cup Tickets online.
The sport will be the first major illustrative game to be staged in the UK subsequent the finals in Japan where Jones will be eager to lead England to their first worldwide triumph since 2003.
Jones said: “It’s huge integrity to be invited to coach the Boors. The club flawlessly embodies the values and traditions of the game and fans can expect to see an exciting game between two sides who like to play endwise running rugby.”
“This is a huge year for international rugby and I’m observing forward to recurring to Twickenham after a successful RWC movement to coach a Barbarians team containing some of the stars of the tournament.”
It will be Jones’ first time coaching the well-known invite side after a 25-year vacation that has seen him work with some of the world’s best players.
He took Australia to the 2003 RWC final, played a crucial role in safeguarding the 2007 RWC for South Africa as part of Jake White’s training staff, and then coached England to their first Six Nations Grand Slam title for 13 years in 2016 less than a year after serving Japan tremor South Africa at the RWC.
The Australian also worked together with White as associate coach for the Barbarians when they played Australia in 2008 in the first rugby game to be held at the new Wembley Stadium.
Jones will lead a Baa-Baas team covering a number of this year’s RWC stars, who will pull on the well-known black and white shirt to play a Fiji side with some of the most expert players in the match.
The previous time two sides met at Twickenham in November 2013, more than 68,000 fans were treated to a spectacle of running rugby where the Barbarians stole the show in an electric 43-19 win.
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