22nd July 2024

LYON: Eddie Jones insists he’s the suitable man to proceed teaching the Wallabies regardless of a document 40-6 capitulation in opposition to Wales.

The embarrassing end result will nearly definitely imply Australia misses the quarter-finals for the primary time in 10 Rugby World Cups.

It comes after Jones reportedly interviewed for the Japan teaching job simply days earlier than the match in France kicked off.

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Eddie Jones speaks to the media within the submit match press convention. (Getty)

Jones stated “I do not know what you are speaking about mate” when requested concerning the Sydney Morning Herald report and stated he was “100 per cent dedicated” to Australian rugby.

“Whereas in the intervening time it’d seem like a shambles, I can assure it is not,” Jones stated, whereas apologising to Wallabies followers.

“I got here again to Australia making an attempt to assist. In the meanwhile I’m not giving a lot assist, am I? However that does not imply my dedication to serving to has modified.

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“I’m a proud Australian, I hate to see Australian rugby do as poorly as we have now been doing, significantly below my reign.

“It is not solely the Wallabies we have now received to enhance, we have got to deal with the entire system of Australian rugby. It is not an excuse however we have got to have a very good take a look at ourselves and see what we have got to do to enhance.”

Jones has a 1-7 document with the Wallabies since returning as coach in January.

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He repeatedly stated the Wallabies might – and would – win the World Cup however that bravado is now laughable.

Wallabies captain Dave Porecki was understandably shattered after a nightmare in simply his second sport as skipper.

“I haven’t got a lot to say, I am embarrassed for the Aussie individuals,” Porecki stated.

“We have been hoping to place a present on. It simply wasn’t adequate. We have to entrance up subsequent week. This one hurts… we’ll do the assessment later. Simply gutted in the intervening time, I’ve received to get around the boys and prepare for subsequent week.”


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