Richard Cockerill joined Eddie Jones‘ England rugby setup as forwards coach yesterday, alongside one other Australian rugby league guru.
After the departure of defence coach John Mitchell to Wasps and with Aussie abilities coach Jason Ryles unable to hyperlink up with England resulting from Covid restrictions Jones has revamped his group two years out from the World Cup in France.
As Sportsmail predicted final month Cockerill, the previous England hooker in addition to ex-Leicester and Edinburgh coach, joins to fireplace up the pack alongside Matt Proudfoot.
Richard Cockerill joins a revamped teaching group with two years till the World Cup in France
Eddie Jones’ aspect meet for a mini-camp later within the month earlier than a trio of November Checks
Jones additionally raided his homeland for defence coach Anthony Seibold – a 46-year-old Australian who most not too long ago led the Brisbane Broncos in rugby league Down Below.
Jones, who took assault coach Martin Gleeson from Wasps final month too, stated: ‘We’re two years from the World Cup so we needed to clean up our teaching group and get the correct individuals in place for the place we need to go – which is to win the World Cup.
Australian Anthony Seibold (centre) additionally joins Jones’ England setup as a defence coach
‘We’ve added Richard to the group to work with Matt to create a dominant ahead pack. He’s a former England participant, has nice teaching expertise and is available in as a well-rounded, mature, pushed English coach.
‘Anthony is a coach that I’ve had a relationship with since 2019 and have adopted his profession intently. He is an efficient coach and thinks deeply concerning the recreation.’
England have additionally confirmed they may meet for a mini-camp over 26-28 September in London, then will put together for November Checks in opposition to Tonga, Australia and South Africa by coaching in Jersey in late October.
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