'Curry to scrum-half' - 5 players Eddie Jones has tried to switch positions - Ruck

‘Curry to scrum-half’ – 5 players Eddie Jones has tried to switch positions

Tom Curry is set to be named at No 8 for England’s autumn opener against Tonga.

Specialist flanker Curry has operated at the base of the scrum unconvincingly before and sources have indicated he will start there on Saturday, with specialist No 8 Alex Dombrandt on the bench. 

Below, we look at five other players that the Aussie has thought about trying in radically different positions:

1. Ben Curry (Flanker to scrum-half)

An outrageous report back in January suggested that he was considering moving the Sale flanker to play at scrum-half. I thought either Jones had enjoyed way too much sherry over Christmas with his mince pies, or he has gone completely mad.  

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