Eddie Jones: England coach says Ireland is their most important game of the year | Rugby Union News

first_imgEngland head coach Eddie Jones says Ireland will come to Twickenham with plenty of swagger after beating Wales Eddie Jones has described England’s Autumn Nations Cup game against Ireland as their most important game of the year.Both teams recorded big wins in their opening fixtures, Ireland beating Wales 32-9 in Dublin on Friday night before England whitewashed Georgia 40-0 at Twickenham.“We realise the Ireland game is going to be the most important game of the year,” said Jones, whose side have been comprehensive winners in their last three matches against Ireland, including a 24-12 victory at Twickenham during this year’s Six Nations.“We’ll go away and have a good preparation. Ireland will be cock‑a‑hoop after their big win against Wales so they’ll come with plenty of confidence and swagger.” – Advertisement – – Advertisement – England beat Georgia 40-0 in Autumn Nations Cup opener to register fifth successive win; Eddie Jones’ side face Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday; Jones: “Ireland will be cock‑a‑hoop after their big win against Wales so they’ll come with plenty of confidence and swagger” Last Updated: 15/11/20 11:28am England head coach Eddie Jones says Ireland will come to Twickenham with plenty of swagger after beating Wales 0:43 Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton will have a scan to discover the extent of his injury suffered against Wales, but is hopeful he will be fit to face England “We know already that that won’t be good enough at Twickenham but we’ve got to be realistic, we took a step forward,” said Murray.“There’s a good feeling in the dressing room, especially that we left a little bit out there and we can make that extra improvement that we will need to do to play at Twickenham and to get a result.“We know we’ve great potential in this team and I think everyone is searching to reach that, which is exciting.”center_img Jamie George bagged three tries against Georgia Jamie George bagged three tries against Georgia