Dave Rennie’s tenure as the coach of the Wallabies came to an end on Monday when he was let go in favour of Eddie Jones.
The bombshell news caught rugby fans worldwide off guard, coming only eight months out from the World Cup.
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Rennie was contracted until the end of the World Cup, but Rugby Australia made the bold move to end his contract and sign former Wallabies coach Jones to a five-year deal.
The 59-year-old Rennie didn’t enjoy the most successful tenure as the man in charge, in fact his win percentage (38 per cent) was the lowest of any coach with a minimum of 30 Tests in Wallabies history.
But how he learnt the news his time at the helm was over was as cold-blooded as it gets.
The Wallabies squad had just come off an extensive camp held on the Gold Coast last week where Rennie and his…