Phil Waugh Downplays Eddie Jones’ Japan Betrayal Amid Wallabies’ Turbulent Year

Phil Waugh insists Rugby Australia and the Japan Rugby Football Union have a good relationship. He mentioned that there may be a mouthwatering match in the future. Eddie Jones is expected to return to the Brave Blossoms head coaching role. Waugh said that despite this move, RA is moving forward. According to him, they are preparing for new appointments and plans to have a strong culture for the Wallabies. He also mentioned that the two nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding until 2029, committing to a strong international relationship. Furthermore, he hinted at a possible match between Australia A and Japan next year. Finally, he addressed the decline in interest in Super Rugby and mentioned that discussions are taking place to revive the competition.