The Australian technician, vice-world champion with England, could take the lead of the American selection until the 2031 World Cup in the United States.
He said recently:The World Cup in France will not be my last.“At the head of the XV de la Rose since 2016, Eddie Jones (62) could bounce back, after the 2023 World Cup, in … the United States. Several reporting media that the Australian technician, finalist of the 2019 World Cup with England, would have committed for eight years with the American selection. That is until the 2031 World Cup which will take place on American soil.
The American Federation (USA Rugby) had to file for bankruptcy in 2020 after having to face “insurmountable financial constraints“because of the health crisis. The United States failed to qualify for the 2023 World Cup in France, after being beaten by Portugal coached by Patrice Lagisquet.
He dreamed of a return to the XIII
Eddie Jones, behind the Japanese miracle in 2015, had recently attributed that he “dreamedto come and train the club of his childhood, the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a rugby league team that plays in the National Rugby League. “It would be the dream team. It would be the dream. If there was an opportunity there (in the NRL), I would jump on it, but the reality is that she probably won’t be there…»
The speculations have already started across the Channel to find out who succeeds Eddie Jones. The British press made Scott Robertson (New Zealand Crusaders), Ronan O’Gara (La Rochelle) and Steve Borthwick (Leicester, former assistant to Jones) the favorites. Also mentioned are Warren Gatland (former Wales coach) and Michael Cheika (Argentina, ex-Australia).