WATCH: Eddie Jones' explosive interview post Wales game

WATCH: Eddie Jones' explosive interview post Wales game

Following England's 12-6 victory Wales this weekend, England boss Eddie Jones shared some of his frustrations about the British media. 


In an interview after the game, Jones mounted an angry defence of his fullback Mike Brown - whose performances in the match saw him being named the man of the match.

The adversity was tailor-made for Brown's fighting instincts and Jones rounded on perceived criticism of his first choice in the No.15 jersey amid calls for Anthony Watson or Elliot Daly to be properly tested in the position.

 

Jones was clearly bothered by the media's perception of Brown saying: 

"You guys (the media) tell me Mike Brown can't play Test rugby ... you guys are unbelievable!" 

"You're always criticising him, now he has a good game you're all on the bandwagon. You guys are better selectors than we are, that's what you think you are."

 

Listen to the interview below: 

Jones later gave a more measured response when asked about Brown, even comparing him to England's most capped footballer, who made 125 international appearances across two decades.

"It would definitely be Mike Brown who is my man of the match," Jones told BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek.

"He's been the most criticised player in English rugby and again he's showed why we have been winning games. He's like the Peter Shilton of rugby fullbacks.

"He's done that in 24 Tests for us. He's our fullback, he carries the high ball, he plays with courage and he plays the way that England want to play."

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