Eddie Jones signs on till 2023

Jones joined England Rugby at the end of 2015 and has coached the men’s national side on 54 occasions winning 42, drawing one and losing 11 – giving him a win ratio of 78%, the highest in the history of England coaches.

https://www.englandrugby.com/news/article/eddie-jones-agrees-new-england-rugby-contract-until-2023-rugby-world-cup

USA Rugby Files for Chapter11 – First Union of many??

I am sure that many have seen this article by now… USA Rugby files for Chapter11…

A real shame because I think that a strong USA is great for the game, and can help the Tier2 nations get more voice in World Rugby.

From the Article :

USA Rugby will undergo a restructuring process with input from World Rugby, while the country’s men’s and women’s senior national teams will continue to compete as normal when rugby returns

At least it appears that World Rugby is stepping in to see how they can help…

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/mar/30/usa-rugby-files-for-bankruptcy-as-coronavirus-takes-toll-on-game

 

Note to mods: perhaps a post category of “Tier2” could be added…