Eddie Jones autobiography: the best sports book in a while
What does it take to write a good rugby book? Eddie Jones and Donald McRae show how it’s done
No live sport to watch, diminishing opportunities to play (unless you’re a golfer or a lonely long-distance runner). How about reading about it? There are some good old books on sport in our libraries and some excellent new ones recently published.
One of the latter is the Eddie Jones biography, written by South African Donald McRae. It’s the best sports book, let alone rugby book, in a while and Jones is a publicist’s dream. The Aussie, who’s been coaching England’s rugby team for the past four years, is seldom out of the spotlight. In recent weeks he’s been in trouble for criticising a Six Nations referee and now he’s pushing for the Tokyo Olympics to go ahead when everyone except the International Olympic Committee, it seems, wants them postponed...