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Eddie Jones has lost the plot
GazzaFez (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 15:23
There has been a lot of talk regarding Eddie Jones and his style, his team selections and a whole lot besides. But I defy anyone to put a positive spin on this latest nonsense..........

"The match is a fantastic opportunity," said head coach Eddie Jones.

"We've always wanted to try Elliot at 15 and we also think (Mike) Browny can be an absolutely outstanding left winger for us."

Jeez words fail me......

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
BarnetSarrie (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 15:25
Not actually worth wasting them on this. So many excellent Premiership wingers. (Sm164)

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
NickL (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 15:52
Also given a non-cap game to experiment with Cipriani somewhere in the back line, he's benched him and picked the underwhelming Piers Francis, who is highly unlikely to feature on the SA tour, at 12.



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Convex Hull (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 15:54
I think it is an excellent way of encouraging Sanderson to stay with Sarries. All for it...



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
25 May, 2018 16:49
This is Eddie's Chance to play some up and coming Saxons with some experience, Daly at 15 is ok, but don't bother with Brown on the wing, give someone else a chance,

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
F-F-F-FEZ (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 06:10
Hope Ash scores a hatful that's all.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
maynas (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 09:10
And what about these serious injuries that keep happening in England training? Latest Obano who could be out for 12 months. Something wrong definitely going on there, too many to be coincidences. Glad our guys are training for the final not Barbarians.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Neville (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 09:32
Something rotten in Jones state methinks.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
1876-Fez (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 12:05
The Rugby Pod... Andy Goode had watched England train this week... full on and brutal. Jones isn't learning..



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
TonyTaff (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 16:21
Thank God we didn't have any guys in Brighton.

Next, we need the other 9 of our tourists to do a Kruis and pull out of the tour (Faz can go). Yoda will get fired, and his successor can pick loads of Exeter players!



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Harrow Sarrie (IP Logged)
26 May, 2018 16:24
After that closing run of games this season I can see more Sarries being picked, not less.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
GazzaFez (IP Logged)
27 May, 2018 14:31
Well Eddie that's just working out dandy. MB got skinned within the first 3 minutes of the game, coincidentally the same number of tries Chris Ashton's already scored in the first half.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
tigerburnie (IP Logged)
27 May, 2018 17:10
Jones is getting his own back after England kicked his ass in 2003, he should never have been near the squad without buying a ticket to watch.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
AlanE (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 13:47
Re Eddie's training methods,
Drunken Wasps have cracked the code



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Waldo (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 15:51
Mick Cleary in the Torygraph reckons England need to be more like Saracens - Sorry it's behind a paywall - but some oif you will no doubt be able to read it .

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
King Zak (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 16:08
I am reminded that Michael Lynagh, when asked about Jones’ appointment, said that it’d be great for two years and then all fall apart



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Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Barnetsarrie12 (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 17:11
Te'o also out injured now, opens up a slot to me for Loz to start at 13 but to me it means Faz will play at 12 rather than 10 which to me he should be playing in.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
vunipolae (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 17:34
With Teo out there isnt a single player in the squad who I would say their best position is 12. Farrell will likely play there or maybe lozowski or Slade but none of them are at their best as a 12. It, along with a traditional 7 is and has been for as long as I can remember England's problem position. Maybe we should give Sam Burgess a call and ask him if he fancies switching codes a year before a world cup?

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Seany_Boy0511 (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 18:13
Quote:
vunipolae
With Teo out there isnt a single player in the squad who I would say their best position is 12. Farrell will likely play there or maybe lozowski or Slade but none of them are at their best as a 12. It, along with a traditional 7 is and has been for as long as I can remember England's problem position. Maybe we should give Sam Burgess a call and ask him if he fancies switching codes a year before a world cup?

hahaha brilliant! Didn't work out so well last time for him though did it?!

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
VyvyansNo1Fan (IP Logged)
29 May, 2018 23:17
Quote:
vunipolae
With Teo out there isnt a single player in the squad who I would say their best position is 12. Farrell will likely play there or maybe lozowski or Slade but none of them are at their best as a 12. It, along with a traditional 7 is and has been for as long as I can remember England's problem position. Maybe we should give Sam Burgess a call and ask him if he fancies switching codes a year before a world cup?

Apparently there's a guy at Saracens called Brad Barritt who is not too shabby as a 12.

Maybe EJ will call him up?

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
#wolfpack (IP Logged)
30 May, 2018 07:26
Another training sesh, another injury.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
SarrieSaint (IP Logged)
31 May, 2018 14:56
Quote:
VyvyansNo1Fan
Apparently there's a guy at Saracens called Brad Barritt who is not too shabby as a 12.
Maybe EJ will call him up?

Ford & Farrell together, Robshaw back to 7, Mike Brown on the wing, etc if Jone takes any more leaves from Lancasters play-book it really will be obvious that the Emporer is undressed.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
ExLoosehead (IP Logged)
31 May, 2018 14:57
Jamie's in the media fully endorsing Jones's training methods!
Probably can feel the hot, rank breath of Cowan-Dickie on the back of his neck, so to speak.
(Sm124)

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Harbinger (IP Logged)
01 June, 2018 13:04
Quote:
ExLoosehead
Jamie's in the media fully endorsing Jones's training methods!
Probably can feel the hot, rank breath of Cowan-Dickie on the back of his neck, so to speak.
(Sm124)

What else is he going say? By the sounds of things its not really a place for an open and honest discussion with the coaches. Bit like a dictatorship.

But it all sounds so old school, you wonder if its doing anyone any good, most clubs and coaches have been there and moved on to better methods....

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Waldo (IP Logged)
04 June, 2018 12:14
or has he ? (Sm100)(Sm100)

Has labelled Bruce Craig "the Donald Trump of Rugby" citing "they even have the same hairstyle " .

Perhaps he is quite perceptive after all (Sm14)

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
John Tee (IP Logged)
04 June, 2018 12:33
Doesn't sound the sort of language an England coach should use. Doesn't do him any credit and if that is the way he handles contrary opinion...??

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
JO'G (IP Logged)
04 June, 2018 15:27
Quote:
Waldo
or has he ? (Sm100)(Sm100)
Has labelled Bruce Craig "the Donald Trump of Rugby" citing "they even have the same hairstyle " .

Perhaps he is quite perceptive after all (Sm14)


Pot
Kettle
Black

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
Waldo (IP Logged)
04 June, 2018 16:38
Me or Eddie J'OG ?

I wish I had hair ! (although perhaps not Donald Trumps )

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
#wolfpack (IP Logged)
05 June, 2018 17:42
Launchbury a doubt for first test - another (!) injury in an Eddie Jones training session.

Big Nick Isiekwe to start if Launchbury doesn't make it. He would fully deserve it after a really fantastic first season of top level rugby.

 
Re: Eddie Jones has lost the plot
TonyTaff (IP Logged)
06 June, 2018 20:48
Quote:
#wolfpack
Launchbury a doubt for first test - another (!) injury in an Eddie Jones training session.
Big Nick Isiekwe to start if Launchbury doesn't make it. He would fully deserve it after a really fantastic first season of top level rugby.

I feel a chant coming on:

"He's just a fit Eben Etzebeth"



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