When Eddie Jones brought Will Skelton back for the Rugby Championship the big lock revealed the coach demanded he bring some edge to the mis-firing team.
Asked to elaborate on what was meant by edge, Skelton said: “I can’t say the word, but it’s the ‘C word.”
So, who would have thought the C word stood for Captain, and not what we all thought it meant?
It’s fair to say Jones’ decision to make the La Rochelle giant his captain for the Rugby World Cup – in a squad chock full of surprises – came as a shock in Australian rugby circles.
“That surprised the hell out of me…
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