England coach Eddie Jones arrived back in London on Monday giving little away about his future as the Rugby Football Union prepared to start its World Cup debrief.
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England players made a low-key return from their World Cup campaign in Japan.
The Duke of Sussex has praised the England rugby team for an “outstanding job” and urged them to hold their heads high after their dreams of Rugby World Cup victory ended in disappointment.
England coach Eddie Jones refused to talk about his future after the 32-12 World Cup final defeat by South Africa.
The Rugby World Cup ended in Japan on Saturday after South Africa beat England in the final. Here, the PA news agency picks out the best pictures from the tournament as a whole:
The Duke of Sussex joined Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino in the stands for the Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama after predicting it would be a “fantastic game”.
The Duke of Sussex warmed up for the Rugby World Cup final at a training session for would-be Japanese Paralympians – and discovered that one or two of them were rooting for England’s opponents.
England’s dreams ended in tears on Saturday, with South Africa winning the Rugby World Cup final. The Springboks beat England 32-12 at the International Stadium Yokohama, in a thrilling finale. Fans flocked to pubs across the country to enjoy the game – but ultimately were left drowning their sorrows.
Pep Guardiola hopes to be able to invite England boss Eddie Jones to Manchester City as a Rugby World Cup winner.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is delighted to see acquaintance Eddie Jones doing a fantastic job with England at the Rugby World Cup – but also highlighted the work of previous head coach Stuart Lancaster.