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Joker Jones concerned by 'goats and daffodils' ahead of Wales clash

Thursday, February 09, 2017 - 00:40

England boss Jones makes bizarre reference to goats and daffodils as potential Welsh secret weapons

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==CONTAINS PROFANITY IN FIRST SOUNDBITE, SHOT 1== SHOWS: COBHAM, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 9, 2017) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. SOUNDBITE (English) ENGLAND RUGBY COACH EDDIE JONES SAYING: "We are prepared to win we are prepared for any shenanigans that might go on. And we are looking forward to it. I think we are bloody excited about playing there to be honest. We were disappointed with how we played against France last week and it is a great opportunity to play in one of the great stadiums of the world." 2. WHITE FLASH 3. SOUNDBITE (English) ENGLAND RUGBY COACH EDDIE JONES SAYING: "They are a cunning lot the Welsh they've got goats, they've got daffodils, they've got everything. So who knows, who knows." STORY; England rugby union coach Eddie Jones made bizarre reference to goats and daffodils as Wales' secret weapons ahead of the two countries' Six Nations clash in Cardiff on Saturday (February 11). Jones recalled Jack Nowell and Jack Clifford to the England team, but at one point during his news conference on Thursday (February 9) was concerned with more leftfield matters. "We are prepared to win, we are prepared for any shenanigans that might go on," he said. "And we are looking forward to it. I think we are bloody excited about playing there to be honest. We were disappointed with how we played against France last week and it is a great opportunity to play in one of the great stadiums of the world. "They are a cunning lot the Welsh they've got goats, they've got daffodils, they've got everything. So who knows, who knows."

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Joker Jones concerned by 'goats and daffodils' ahead of Wales clash

Thursday, February 09, 2017 - 00:40