hree men have been fined for hurling abuse at England Rugby’s head coach Eddie Jones following Scotland’s Calcutta Cup triumph.
Richie Cleeton (22), Connor Inglis (25), and Brett Grant (23), all pleaded guilty to using threatening abusive words and behaviour, or disorderly behaviour, likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress at Manchester Magistrates’ Court.
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: England coach Eddie Jones being verbally abused as he arrived in Manchester on Sunday after rail journey from Edinburgh. Disgusting after he was good enough to pose for photos. Now says doesn’t feel safe on public transport. (Warning: contains offensive language) pic.twitter.com/z2RetgKZOG
— Dan Roan (@danroan) March 1, 2018
The three men – from Edinburgh – were fined for their behaviour on the 25th of February, which was described in court as “vile”.
Video footage of the men abusing Mr Jones (58) went viral on the internet the day after Scotland beat England 25-13 in the Six Nations.