England coach Eddie Jones mentioned he would “bounce” on the likelihood to educate an Australian rugby league facet, with the South Sydney Rabbitohs being his “dream workforce”.
The 62-year-old is contracted with England till the tip of the World Cup in France subsequent yr, however his future after that’s unclear.
The Australian has been linked with a return to the Wallabies, who he used to educate, however he’s additionally a lifelong rugby league fan and seems open to switching codes.
“I like the sport,” he instructed Australian broadcaster 9 on Wednesday in Sydney, the place he has remained after guiding England to a morale-boosting 2-1 sequence win over the Wallabies this month.
“If there was a possibility there [in the National Rugby League] I might bounce at it, however the actuality is it’s in all probability not going to be there.”
Requested straight if he want to coach South Sydney, he mentioned: “That may be the dream workforce. That may be the dream. From the age of 5, I’ve supported Souths. [To coach the Rabbitohs] can be unbelievable.”
He added that if the job was supplied to him he would “100%” take it.
Jones, who took cost of England in 2015, was below intense stress earlier this yr after a poor Six Nations marketing campaign, however their sequence success in Australia strengthened his place.
He will likely be aiming to go one higher on the World Cup after taking England to the ultimate of the 2019 event in Japan, the place they have been crushed by South Africa.
Jones additionally reached the 2003 ultimate as Wallabies coach, dropping to England on that event.
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