Eddie Jones has said what many are thinking: “The game’s out of control.”
The Australian said that after England won a tight, physical and action-packed Test against the Wallabies 25-17 to send the Ella-Mobbs Cup into a decider in Sydney next weekend.
But no more than half-an-hour after keeping the series alive, and perhaps securing his job through to next year’s World Cup, Jones took aim at the black and white laws that are dogging a game clouded in grey at every level.
Saturday evening saw the best and worst of international rugby on either side of the ditch, as Ireland won their first Test over the All Blacks in New Zealand.
Their 23-12 win came off the back of a strong 10-nil start, but supporters, as well as All Blacks captain Sam Cane, were livid when replacement tight-head prop Angus Ta’avao was sent off for a front on tackle where his head collided with Garry…