Rugby

Jones to quit England after 2019 RWC

2016-12-21 15:01
eddie jones, england, rugby
Eddie Jones (Getty Images)

Cape Town - England coach Eddie Jones says that after the 2019 Rugby World Cup he will quit as England coach.

England have had a sensational year under Jones winning all 13 of their Tests.

But the coach says that the emotional stress of the job will force him to quit after the next World Cup.

"Four years is enough. It is emotionally draining," Jones told The Times

Jones says he wants England to be the most dominant team in Europe and maybe the world.

"England should be the most dominant team in Europe. We should think we can beat everyone."

"I want us to have that attitude: we are dominant, the biggest team in Europe and we play like that. Like the old Manchester United side, the same as the All Blacks - the All Blacks have a couple of points' head-start in games because people expect to be beaten by them. 

"I want our team to have that. I think we are getting there."

It goes without saying that following the conclusion of the 2019 World Cup there will be a mad scramble for Jones' services.


Read more on:    eddie jones  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

How will the Springboks fare in their opening Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.