Australia coach rules out inviting Eddie Jones to the World Cup

Australia coach rules out inviting Eddie Jones to the World Cup

The former England coach will not come to Australia’s aid before the World Cup.

New Zealand Wallaby coach Dave Rainey on Monday ruled out working with former England coach Eddie Jones before or during the 2023 Rugby World Cup, saying “That won’t happenSpeculation is rife about an intended future for Jones.

He had been approached by Football Federation Australia regarding the possibility of him having access to training for the World Cup in France (8th September – 28th October).

Australia’s World Cup preparations have taken a hit recently with the departure of assistant coach Scott Weismantle.

But Dave Rainey, who escaped dismissal despite winning just five times in 14 Tests last year, said he had not spoken to Australian rugby officials about Jones’ role.

When asked if he would work alongside the well-known 62-year-old outspoken player if he were brought into the Wallabies squad this year, Rainey was adamant.

Never before (World Cup)He told reporters on the sidelines of a preparatory course for the 59-year-old coach, who is under contract with him until the end of the year.

We didn’t discuss that. There are no plans to make any changes to the coaching staff at this point.reassured the former Chiefs manager.

What will happen after 2023 is another question’, but he confirmed.

Jones, who was sacked by England in December, told the Sydney Morning Herald last month that the last few years had been very difficult for him and that it would be “DifficultTo train another team in the World Cup in France.

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But he added, “If someone comes along and the offer is too good to refuse, I will consider it“.

Jones, who would also be courted by many other countries including the United States and Japan, led England to the 2019 World Cup Final, where they lost to South Africa.

Rennie was linked with the Kobe Steelers in Japan after the World Cup.

All I can say is that I didn’t sign with Kobe. I’m totally focused hereHe didn’t say.

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