Eddie Jones left CLINGING to his job as England head coach with RFU bosses shedding persistence amid poor run of outcomes and fan backlash in opposition to Australian and his struggling workforce
- Eddie Jones’ job as England head coach is in danger after an terrible autumn sequence
- England have gained simply 5 of their 12 video games in 2022 after shedding to South Africa
- The Springboks thumped England 27-13 at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon
- It’s believed Jones has already travelled to France to organize for the World Cup
Eddie Jones was clinging to his job as England head coach final evening with sources indicating that the Australian’s place is below critical risk.
Sportsmail understands Jones has proceeded with a deliberate journey to France this week to evaluate lodges and coaching bases for subsequent yr’s World Cup regardless of the backlash to England’s dire autumn sequence.
Jones is considered conscious a hardening of the temper in opposition to him could now lengthen to the corridors of energy at Twickenham, amid a way that RFU bosses are shedding persistence with the run of poor outcomes which has prompted public unrest.
Eddie Jones is clinging for his job as England head coach having suffered a poor autumn sequence
Freddie Steward and England had been overwhelmed 27-13 by South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday
Jones was attributable to meet RFU chief govt Invoice Sweeney for a proper evaluate on December 9, however that’s more likely to be introduced ahead.
A perform involving Jones, senior RFU figures and members of the media was scheduled to happen on Monday, December 5, however that was postponed yesterday on the idea that the autumn evaluate can be in progress at that stage.
It’s understood that Conor O’Shea, the RFU’s director of efficiency rugby, is privately in search of suggestions from England gamers. A number of sources have prompt that the secretive evaluate into Jones and England won’t be a comfortable formality because it has been prior to now.
Sportsmail understands Jones has already travelled to France forward of subsequent yr’s World Cup
New Zealander Scott Robertson is a number one contender to interchange him as England head coach
The RFU, led by CEO Invoice Sweeney, are beginning to lose persistence within the Australian
England gained simply 5 of their 12 video games in 2022 and had been booed off at Twickenham after shedding to a second-string South Africa aspect on Saturday.
The RFU final evening refused to verify stories that physician Richard Tingay had turn into the most recent member of Jones’s backroom workers to depart. The way forward for Danny Kerry, who solely joined England earlier than the autumn to enhance the workforce’s tradition, can be unclear.
New Zealander Scott Robertson and Leicester’s Premiership title winner Steve Borthwick are the main contenders to interchange Jones.
Borthwick has been given a ringing endorsement by Leicester’s South African fly-half Handre Pollard, who stated: ‘He’s undoubtedly acquired the qualities to be a world coach.
‘Steve is with Leicester and we’re grateful for that. I’ve not seen anybody like him earlier than. He actually dives into the technical and analytical aspect.
‘He doesn’t communicate an excessive amount of to be sincere however his all-round persona means the place you stand with him.’