Eddie Jones: Rugby Maverick

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Since Eddie Jones began coaching England’s rugby team in November 2015, they’ve won 24 of their 28 matches. The side that limped out of the last World Cup has been thoroughly revitalised. But who is the enigmatic figure responsible for this change of fortune? From his school days playing alongside the legendary Ella brothers to his masterminding of Japan’s jaw-dropping victory over South Africa in the 2015 World Cup, Eddie Jones has always been a polarising figure, known for his punishing work ethic. Veteran rugby writer Mike Colman brings a rare level of insight to his biography of this singular man.

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The first biography of the enigmatic coach who has completely transformed the England rugby team.After Eddie Jones began coaching England’s rugby team, they won 22 of their next 23 matches. The side that limped out of the 2015 World Cup was thoroughly revitalised. But who was the unconventional figure responsible for this change of fortune? And, given recent setbacks, will Eddie be able to inspire England to bring their best to the 2019 World Cup?From his school days playing alongside the legendary Ella brothers to his masterminding of Japan’s jaw-dropping World Cup victory over South Africa, Eddie Jones has always been a polarising figure, known for his punishing work ethic. Constantly controversial, never complacent, Jones has truly shaken up English rugby. Drawing on over a hundred interviews with former teammates, players, administrators, coaching colleagues and Jones himself, veteran rugby writer Mike Colman brings a rare level of insight to his biography of this singular man.

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Weight 397 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.9 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

409 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition

Fully revised and updated edition

Dewey

796.333092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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