England sluggers to return for scrap against Australia’s ‘street fighters’

England sluggers to return for scrap against Australia’s ‘street fighters’
 

In the aftermath of England’s unconvincing victory over Japan, Eddie Jones’s thoughts turned to the last match of the autumn against Australia and his choice of words was telling. It will be “a good scrap”, said the coach, who will renew hostilities with Michael Cheika – a “street fighter” who will have his beleaguered Wallabies “ready for battle”.
There was the usual soundbite – “We want to send them home without a smile on their face” – but of most significance is that Jones is predicting a dogfight, or rather that is what he wants. If England’s three autumn matches have told us anything... read more

 
19 November 2018 in Sport, Views: 51
Source: Guardian
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