As Eddie Jones attempted to fire his English squad up with a series of mistruths before getting on his British Airways flight, Wallabies halfback Nic White turned on the charm offensive ahead of next month’s three-match Test series.
After unsurprisingly firing the first shots down under over the weekend, Jones touched down in Perth on Wednesday as his English squad arrived in four groups over three days.
“Davie Rennie’s sides traditionally want to play on the front foot, so it’s going to be about who wins the front foot,” the Australian said after naming his 36-man squad.
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“There will be really hard, flat tracks and abusive crowds. They are in the face, the Australians. The media are going to be in our face – they are aggressive.
“It’s a really aggressive environment. You can learn so…