Teague to give England the skills

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:35
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NEWS: Rory Teague has joined the England backroom staff as skills coach ahead of this year's Six Nations tournament.

England head coach Eddie Jones has appointed Teague on a full-time basis after the latter's involvement during the November international series. 

Teague was previously the England Under-20 attack and backs coach.

"Rory's come up from the 20s and he'll be full-time with us," Jones told espn.co.uk

"He's a good, young coach. He's inquisitive, curious, wants to get better and therefore he can play a key role for us in improving the skills of the players."

During his playing days, Teague represented Gloucester and Bristol in England and Grenoble in France. 

His coaching life started at Harrow where he had a role in mentoring and coaching the young Maro Itoje who was crowned World Rugby's breakthrough player for 2016.

England begin their Six Nations campaign with a match against France at Twickenham on February 4.