John Mitchell gets head coach role
NEWS: England Rugby has appointed John Mitchell as head coach of England A in their one-off game this weekend.
The defence coach will lead the England A side against Scotland A at Welford Road, Leicester on Sunday.
Eddie Jones said: “Mitch is very good with young players and will pass on his knowledge and experience to this group.
“The team selection will be a collaborative decision and Mitch will be in charge on matchday.”
Mitchell added: “It’s exciting for us to be working with this new group of players and seeing them grow day-by-day.
“We have a responsibility to perform as an England team and I’m looking forward to leading this side in an international game against Scotland A.”
The England A team will be named on Friday.