Eddie Jones wanted to coach national team for home Rugby World Cup - Ruck

Eddie Jones wanted to coach national team for home Rugby World Cup

Senior figures within USA Rugby want Eddie Jones to coach their national team for their confirmed home Rugby World Cup, according to RUCK sources.

The Aussie, who has been linked with a move to Racing 92 from England after the 2023 showpiece, is given a lot of credit for the development of the Japanese national team prior to their home World Cup in 2019.

Jones, who would be 71 in 2031, famously led the Brave Blossoms to a historic win against the Springboks in 2015 is thought to be The Eagles top target.

USA bosses are under no illusion that the nations, who currently sit 18th in the Men’s World Rankings below the likes of Romania and Spain, have plenty of work to do to get their team up to scratch.

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