Gareth Southgate called in on England's Six Nations preparations
England’s football manager was an interested observer as the squad went through their paces and then sat down with Eddie Jones to pick each other’s brains.
The pair were joined by Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander who has just led her side to victory in the Quad Series.
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Lisa Alexander also called in to watch England train
“We’ve had a brilliant learning day today with Gareth and Lisa,” said Jones.
“Our aim is to get better every day and we want to get people into camp who have knowledge and great experience to learn from them.
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Eddie Jones was delighted to welcome Gareth Southgate and Lisa Alexander to training
“The staff shared a very interactive hour with them at a lunchtime meeting where we learnt a lot, reinforced some principles and also discovered some new things that we need to do to keep moving forward.”
Jones had planned to meet with Sam Allardyce when he was England manager but the brevity of his tenure meant the pair did not have time to schedule a session together.