WORLD-CLASS | Eddie Jones dream team a bit of a surprise

Eddie Jones dream team of players he’s coached could compete with any team from any generation of rugby.

Looking back through the archives, the 60-year-old saves his praise for only the players he truly admires.

The Aussie, who has coached three teams that reached World Cup finals (Australia 2003, England 2019, South Africa 2007), has coached some absolute legends down the years.

Jones stellar coaching CV also includes stints coaching the Brumbies, Japan, Suntory Goliath, Saracens and the Queensland Reds.

Using several interviews with various sources from down the years, we’ve formed Eddie Jones dream team of the players based on the players he bestowed with the most acclaim.

DID YOU KNOW? Eddie Jones made three appearances for Leicester during the 1991/92 season in England.


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Eddie Jones dream team:

BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Anthony Watson (England)
  • 14. Bryan Habana (South Africa)
  • 11. Lote Tuqiri (Australia)

CENTRES:

  • 13. Stirling Mortlock (Australia)
  • 12. Manu Tuilagi (England)
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