Eddie Jones is the Head Coach of England Rugby and one of the most decorated rugby coaches in the world.
A true legend, Eddie is credited with the comeback of the English national team. He led England Rugby to their incredible performance at the 2019 World Cup, which saw them beat the All Blacks in the semi-finals and reach the final of the competition.
His career spans more than two decades and four Rugby World Cups. Before working with England Rugby, Eddie was appointed as the Head Coach of Japan and tasked with preparing the team for the 2015 World Cup, where the team came out victorious against South Africa. Before this, he spent time in Japan as Coach of the Suntory Sungoliath, where he steered their Top League title win against their rivals, the Panasonic Wild Knights.
Eddie also coached Saracens in England's Premiership Rugby and the Queensland Reds in the 2007 Super Rugby season. In preparation for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, he was offered the role of Technical Advisor to Fiji, which he turned down to join South Africa instead. Eddie is praised for his involvement and given credit for much of the Springbok team’s success, including their victory in the final.
A native Australian, Eddie spent five years coaching the Australian rugby team and during that time led them to the Rugby World Cup Final in 2003. Prior to this, Eddie joined the Brumbies and despite a rocky start, the team experienced one of their best seasons under his leadership with his expertise also guiding them to their first title.
His first role as a coach was at Randwick, the same club he played for as a hooker. He then went on to coach at Tokai University, Japan and subsequently joined Suntory Sungoliath. He also played as a hooker for New South Wales before he began his illustrious coaching career.
His autobiography is an account of his inspiring and unrelenting journey from a middle-class suburb in Sydney, to becoming an international rugby hero.