Toronto Wolfpack reveal they approached Eddie Jones

Former Toronto Director of Rugby Brian Noble confirms that the club approached Engand head coach coach Eddie Jones about joining them.

Speaking as a guest on Sky Sports‘ live coverage of Toronto’s trip to Leeds Rhinos on Thursday evening, former Wolfpack director of rugby Noble confirmed the rumours linking the club with an approach for Jones to serve in a global promotional role.

“There is a bit of truth behind that, absolutely,” Noble told Sky Sports. “There is a rugby concept which comes with Toronto and there is a big rugby union presence in the country, so we have to talk about rugby.

“We talk about eyeballs as well and there is an algorithm the club the ownership group use to say ‘what kind of eyeballs can we get on the game in terms of the game and Toronto?’

“Eddie Jones, at the time of the World Cup, would be high on that and to have an ambassadorial role promoting the club across the world wouldn’t be a bad thing.

“Eddie Jones being associated in the game in relation to noise in the media is not a bad thing. So yeah, there is absolutely some truth in that.”

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