Maverick coach Eddie Jones has named his Test dream team made up of players he has worked with throughout his illustrious career.
Internationally, Jones has coached the Wallabies from 2001 to 2005 and Japan between 2012 and 2015, while he was also an assistant coach for the Springboks in 2007.
At franchise level, he had previously coached Super Rugby sides the Brumbies, Reds and Stormers, English Premiership club Saracens and Japanese Top League outfit Suntory Sungoliath.
Some of his greatest achievements include a Tri-Nations title with Australia, guiding both the Wallabies and England to a World Cup final, overseeing Japan’s shock win over the Springboks at the World Cup, three Six Nations championship wins with England and a Super Rugby title with the Brumbies in 2001.
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Considering his long-standing coaching career, the players he has worked with and comments made in several interviews with various sources over the years, Ruck.co.uk has compiled Jones dream Test lineup and four World Cup-winning Springboks – Bryan Habana, Schalk Burger, Victor Matfield and John Smit – have all made the cut.
Eddie Jones’ dream Test XV – 15 Anthony Watson, 14 Bryan Habana, 13 Stirling Mortlock, 12 Manu Tuilagi, 11 Lote Tuqiri, 10 Owen Farrell, 9 George Gregan, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Schalk Burger, 6 George Smith, 5 Victor Matfield, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Mako Vunipola, 2 John Smit, 1 Kyle Sinckler.