Former Vodacom Bulls head coach and England assistant coach John Mitchell will return to Test rugby under Japan head coach Jamie Joseph.
England coach Eddie Jones has filled two key vacancies in his coaching staff with the addition of Richard Cockerill and Anthony Seibold.
The Rugby Football Union has confirmed that John Mitchell will be England’s head coach for the game against Scotland A in Leicester on Sunday.
John Mitchell has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract extension to stay on as England’s defence coach until the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
England defence coach John Mitchell says there could be a few positives to come out of this coronavirus pandemic for rugby if it creates greater professionalism worldwide.
John Mitchell has turned down an offer to join the Chiefs coaching staff in order to focus on his commitments with England.
Former assistant coach Wayne Smith has revealed in detail the tactical error he believes led to the All Blacks’ shock World Cup elimination.
Six current and former Springboks have been added to the Barbarians added to the World Cup-winning trio named in the Barbarians squad for their November internationals.
England defence coach John Mitchell says he expects the Springboks to be more direct than the All Blacks in the World Cup final on Saturday.
Eddie Jones says that while England are expecting a physical onslaught from the Boks, they are also prepared for an unexpected approach during Saturday’s World Cup final.