Thu 24 Jun 2021 | 11:13

John Mitchell gets head coach role

John Mitchell gets head coach role
Thu 24 Jun 2021 | 11:13
John Mitchell gets head coach role
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NEWS: England Rugby has appointed John Mitchell as head coach of England A in their one-off game this weekend.

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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.

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