You may be aware that former Wallabies coach Eddie ‘Beaver’ Jones is now the head coach of Japan. Anyway, back at the end of June, Japan played the French Barbarians and lost 40-21. Here’s the press conference aftermath.
It may be the translation, but I’m not sure he was happy with his team’s performance. Make sure you see the bit from 2:30 on. If the Japanese captain ever writes his memoirs, I’ll bet this makes them.
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And here’s the second half….
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Eddie did make changes to the side — 12 in fact. They played a second match against the French Baabaas on the following Sunday, and still went down 51-18. By all accounts he was happier with that effort, though!