LONDON (AP) — Two members of Eddie Jones’ backroom employees stepped down Friday within the wake of England’s worst efficiency within the Six Nations rugby event.
Simon Amor, the assault coach, and Jason Ryles, the talents coach from Australia, have left their roles, weeks after a evaluate into England’s fifth-place end that Rugby Soccer Union chief government Invoice Sweeney mentioned would immediate adjustments.
The RFU mentioned a mutual choice was taken with Amor to permit him to discover new alternatives after 15 months in Jones’ teaching staff. Amor beforehand headed up England’s sevens program.
Ryles has chosen to remain in Australia along with his household, the RFU mentioned, “as a result of challenges created by COVID-19.” He solely joined England on a full-time foundation in October 2020 after successful the NRL Grand Remaining with Melbourne Storm in rugby league.
Jones, who was just lately backed to remain on in his job following the RFU evaluate, will oversee the attacking teaching whereas a substitute for Amor is sought.
England will play america and Canada in dwelling exams this summer season. There’s additionally an “A” worldwide in opposition to Scotland.
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