WHAT WAS ED­DIE THINK­ING?

ARE THERE ANY WELSH PEO­PLE HERE? SO IT’S THIS LIT­TLE S*** PLACE THAT HAS GOT THREE MIL­LION PEO­PLE – THREE MIL­LION!

NZ Rugby World - - The Breakdown -

POOR OLD ED­DIE

JONES has had a hard time of it re­cently. The big­gest prob­lem is that his once high fly­ing, nearly un­beat­able Eng­land have hit a slump, los­ing to Scot­land, France and then Ire­land to fin­ish fifth in the Six Na­tions.

If that wasn’t bad enough, he was ver­bally abused by Scot­tish fans in a rather un­pleas­ant in­ci­dent on a train and then, a few days af­ter Eng­land were beaten by France, a video emerged of Ed­die say­ing none too kind things about Wales and Ire­land.

It was an old video from 2017, of him giv­ing a talk to a cor­po­rate group.

“We’ve only lost one test to the scummy Ir­ish,” Ed­die said none too wisely. “I’m still dirty about that game, but we will get them back. We will get that back, don’t worry, we have them next year at home, we will get them back.”

Eh, well, Eng­land didn’t get them back, be­cause Ire­land won eas­ily at Twick­en­ham, no doubt a lit­tle mo­ti­vated by the chance to make Ed­die re­gret his words.

Still, Ed­die wasn’t ac­tu­ally fin­ished, af­ter hav­ing had a crack at Ire­land, he then tried to make friends with the Welsh by say­ing: “Are there any Welsh peo­ple here? So it’s this lit­tle s*** place that has got three mil­lion peo­ple – three mil­lion!”

| | APRIL/MAY 2018

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