Eddie Jones says he takes fat responsibility for England’s sub-par performance within the World Cup final in opposition to the Springboks in Japan final November.
Earlier within the week, inclined World Cup-a success coach Clive Woodward fast England allowed themselves to became distracted ahead of the 2019 final in opposition to South Africa.
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In accordance with the criticism, Jones openly admitted that he was once at fault for England’s deficiencies within the final and no longer his gamers as Woodward had implied.
‘Properly, he [Woodward] is a World Cup winner, so he’s always received the final bellow,’ Jones joked. ‘Nonetheless glance, may maybe we bear prepared better? Yeah, for certain we may maybe’ve. The pause result’s we didn’t play smartly within the final, so we didn’t put collectively smartly sufficient. I’ve popular responsibility for that.
‘We did every little thing we concept we wanted to realize, nonetheless most often there’s factual something there hiding that you don’t gather. And if it was once that uncomplicated, we’d never lose a game of rugby as a result of if we knew all of it the full time, we’d never lose a game. Nonetheless we don’t know every little thing the full time, although we work as exhausting as we can to search out it.
‘In most cases we’re no longer ideal and that was once the case within the World Cup final. As I’ve said, I gather fat responsibility for that. I didn’t bear the crew where they wanted to be.
‘Can I be taught from it? Yes, I’m always learning. I’m 60 now and I’m tranquil looking to be taught the ability to coach rugby.’
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