Eddie jones concluded with the intense search and found the new members of the staff to face the objective of England for the 2023 World Cup in France: Richard Cockerill and Anthony Seibold.
Cockerill, who joined Matt Proudfoot What forwards coach, had as a player a remarkable performance with 27 games played at La Rosa and more than 250 appearances at Leicester. In addition, he became coach of the Tigers in 2009 and consecrated three times: 2009, 2010 and 2013.
On the other hand, he was a rugby consultant for Toulon and his resume ends as head coach of Edinburgh Rugby. Jones explained the reason for his arrival and stated: “We brought Richard (Cockerill) to the staff to be with Matt (Proudfoot) to create a dominant forward pack. He is a trainer of English players, he has an excellent coaching experience, he comes well prepared for the leadership. “
Seibold will take care of the backs. His most recent job was as the leader of Brisbane Broncos in the Australian rugby league, although he was also in numerous clubs such as South Sydney Rabbitohs, Manly Sea Eagles and Melbourne Storm.
On his way as a player he passed through the teams of: Hull KR, London Broncos, Canberra Raiders and Brisbane Broncos. Eddie Jones praised him and maintained that “Anthony (Seibold) is a coach that I have had a relationship with since 2019 and I never stopped following his career. He is a good coach and thinks deeply about the game.”