Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has revealed that he believes the Australian rugby team should continue to target rugby league stars despite their recent World Cup failure. The Australian team’s disappointing performance in the World Cup led to Jones’ resignation. Rugby Australia has already signed Joseph Suaalii to a $5 million contract, with plans for him to play in the 2027 World Cup on home soil. Jones believes that the Wallabies should continue to recruit players from rugby league and has singled out Tom Gilbert as a player they should target. Gilbert, known for his tough playing style, had a strong start to the 2023 NRL season before his campaign was cut short due to injury.
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