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Eddie Jones’ England reign in numbers as coach signs new deal

Eddie Jones will look to enhance his legacy with England over the next four years after signing a new contract extension.

It was announced on Thursday that the 60-year-old will stay on as England coach until the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Jones, who had previously been in charge of Australia and Japan, was appointed England’s coach five years ago.

Here, using Stats Perform data, we take a look at Jones’ tenure in numbers.

 

78 per cent – Having led his team to victory in 42 of 54 games, Jones has the best win ratio of any coach in England’s history.

42 wins – Those 42 wins are the second most of all time and Jones should exceed World Cup winner Clive Woodward’s 59 victories in the coming years.

40 players – Across Jones’ time in charge, 40 players have been handed England debuts. Of those, 26 are forwards and 14 are backs.

23 tries – Jonny May has certainly enjoyed Jones’ coaching, the wing crossing for 23 tries. Elliot Daly has the second-most scores with 15.

52 caps – Jones has handed a cap to fly-half George Ford in all but two of his 54 games at the helm. England’s current captain Owen Farrell has the second-most appearances under Jones with 48.

571 points – Farrell has by far and away the most points, though. His tally of 571 is significantly more than those of Ford (174) and May (115).

2 Six Nations titles – England won the Six Nations in each of Jones’ first two campaigns. In 2016, Jones delivered the country’s first Grand Slam in 13 years.

18 wins in a row – A second Grand Slam was dashed by Ireland in March 2017. That 13-9 loss in Dublin brought an end to England’s 18-Test winning run, a joint-record they held with New Zealand.

7-0 v Australia – The nation England have beaten the most often under Jones is Australia, the country of his birth. England have won all seven of their matches against the Wallabies.

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