Less than three days after signing a $4.5 million deal with Rugby Australia, Eddie Jones is already looking to poach three NRL stars to help spark a Wallabies revival.
On Monday morning, Dave Rennie was sacked as Wallabies coach following an underwhelming three-year stint as national mentor — his win percentage of 38.24 was the lowest of any Wallabies coach with more than 30 Tests.
Jones was unveiled as Rennie’s replacement, set to lead the Wallabies through to the 2027 World Cup on home soil. He officially starts the new role on January 29.
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The 62-year-old, who was stood down as England coach seven weeks ago, has eight months to prepare Australia for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, and he already has his eye on a trio of former schoolboy rugby prodigies — but he won’t reveal any…