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Will Greenwood tips Rugby league star for England coaching role

Outgoing Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane could be a surprise pick as England’s new defence coach, says Sky Sports’ Rugby Union expert Will Greenwood.

Greenwood told Sky Sports News: “The real counter-twist out of left-field choice would be Shaun Wane. He’s left Wigan Warriors and won multiple titles.



I think he’s the most successful coach in Super League history. I’ve been to watch him train at Wigan, the systems they have are in place all the way down from the academy to the senior team.

“Scott Quinell tells me they are just an awesome defensive machine because he gets them so well drilled and organised.

“It’s massively left-field but it’s not inconceivable that Eddie might go ‘I’m the top guy but I want someone to come in with some new ideas’.”

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