Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has taken a cheeky swipe at Australian Rugby League Commission chair Peter V’landys, jesting that the “horse guy” has been spending “too much time in the TAB”.
On Monday morning, Dave Rennie was sacked as Wallabies coach following an underwhelming three-year stint as national mentor, with Jones unveiled as his replacement in a $4.5 million deal.
The 62-year-old, who was stood down as England coach seven weeks ago, is set to lead the Wallabies through to the 2027 World Cup campaign on home soil.
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Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald this week, Jones hinted that he was already looking to poach three former schoolboy rugby prodigies that were kicking goals in the NRL to help spark a Wallabies revival.
In response, V’landys took a swipe at rugby union’s…