Eddie Jones attempts to put ‘scummy Irish’ slur to bed
Coach insists England can bounce back and overcome ‘test of mentality’ against Ireland
Eddie Jones, now more than ever, needs a victory. The England coach has travelled this path before, he has brought the ire of many down upon himself, only to smile and jibe his way to safety.
Not on this day. The problems stem from Murrayfield and Paris rather than the 58-year-old Australian’s unique way of communicating via acerbic jest.