Eddie Jones has a new book out, but a number of players may not want to find it under the Christmas tree this holiday season.
The England head coach reveals all about his key players – and one that got away – in extracts from his new book for The Telegraph.
Below, we take a look at four players, including Maro Itoje, who may want to dodge this one.
Extracts from Leadership: Lessons from my life in rugby by Eddie Jones with Donald McRae (Macmillan, £20.00) © Eddie Jones/Ensemble Rugby Limited 2021. Buy now for £16.99 at books.telegraph.co.uk or call 0844 871 1514
#1. Ollie Lawrence
In his new book Leadership, the England boss made it perfectly clear that he was far than impressed by the 22-year-old’s performances on the pitch and away from it.
The Aussie said in his new book: “He’s [Lawrence] still a kid, only 21, but the way that some of the media raves about him you would think he’s already assured of becoming one of the best players in the world.
“He might do that, one day, but his attitude was not hungry or disciplined enough.”