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Eddie Jones To Stay On With England Until 2021 At Least

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The RFU have confirmed that England head coach Eddie Jones intends to see out the remainder of his contract until 2021 and that defence coach John Mitchell has also committed to two years post 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Mitchell was appointed defence coach in September 2018 and in the nine Test matches in which Mitchell has been involved in, England …

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“It Is What It Is” – Easterby Responds To England Comments

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When England defence coach John Mitchell said Ireland “would try to bore the shit out of us”, it was inevitable that the comment would be raised to Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby when he spoke to the media at Carton House this afternoon.  To be fair to Mitchell, in the same interview with BBC Sport, he was quite complimentary of …

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England’s Defence Coach: “Ireland Will Try To Bore Us”

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England’s defence coach John Mitchell has stoked the fire ahead of the Six Nations opener between his side and Ireland, claiming that the reigning Six Nations Grand Slam champions will try and “bore the sh*t out of us” when they clash at the Aviva on Saturday. Ireland’s incredible 2018, which began with their Grand Slam victory, will see them going …

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England Appoint John Mitchell As New Defence Coach

England have appointed New Zealand native, John Mitchell as their new defence coach until the end of the Rugby World Cup next year.  Mitchell will leave his executive of rugby role at the South African Super Rugby side, the Bulls, to join the England set up in September ahead of November’s Quilter Internationals. The 54-year-old was an England assistant coach …

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New Zealand’s Greatest XV

As part of a series of articles on the best sides from each nation, we turn our attentions next to the greatest players to have ever played for New Zealand’s revered All Blacks. Rather than simply producing a subjective team list based on one person’s opinions, we will go through several statistically-based sides to help you decide on your ultimate …

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Brazil’s Shock Win Over The USA Highlights Potential

HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: John Mitchell, the Sale Sharks director of rugby, looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between London Wasps and Sale Sharks at Adams Park on December 23, 2012 in High Wycombe, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Last weekend the US Eagles lost their first match of the newly-created Americas Championship, going down 24-23 to Brazil at the Arena Barueri in São Paulo. Previously, the USA, who are now led by former All Blacks coach John Mitchell, had drawn 35-35 with an Argentinian XV – made up of mostly second or third string players – and beaten …

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Former All Blacks Boss Named As USA Coach

USA Rugby has announced that former All Blacks boss John Mitchell will be the new head coach of the men’s Eagles. Mitchell has signed a four-year contract, taking effect immediately. “I am excited about putting my strengths into play and taking on this role to transform USA rugby into a stronger unit by the end of 2019,” Mitchell told USA Rugby’s …

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Multiple Reports Suggest Stormers Are Closing In On New Coach

Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell is reportedly set to replace Eddie Jones as the next head coach of the Stormers. Having been handed the position less than three weeks ago, Eddie Jones walked away from the Stormers in order to take up one of the most highly coveted positions in world rugby. Since leaving for England, many have wondered …

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Former All Black Coach Applies For England Job

The RFU have received a surprise application. Although numerous rumours circulated throughout the weekend as to who might replace Stuart Lancaster as England coach, outside of Jake White, the games elite coaches have been distancing themselves from the vacant position. However today the Daily Mail have reported that former All Black coach, John Mitchell, has submitted his CV to the …

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