Neal Hatley confirmed as England scrum coach Eddie Jones right to keep England stars guessing, says Haskell Chris Ashton hoping for England chance after making impressive return from ban Eddie Jones questions the attitudes of several England players Suggested Topics AustraliaEnglandMike Brown England and Harlequins full-back Mike Brown believes Leicester City's recent English Premier League conquest can motivate the national rugby union side to triumph in Australia this summer. Brown also feels that England have their very own Claudio Ranieri in the form of head coach Eddie Jones. Ranieri's underdog team amazed the sporting world by winning the Barclays Premier League title merely a year after battling relegation. Brown, who was a part of England's recent champion side which conquered the Six Nations Grand Slam expects to be retained in the squad for tour Down Under next month. I'm sure Claudio Ranieri has that side of him as well.
But obviously the World Cup won't last forever, so there will be a time and a point where I feel comfortable and the time is right to speak about what my experiences were.
And for everyone else, the details will come out when the time is right.
I put everything I could into training. I didn't miss one second of training, even with niggles and things like that. I did every second, every minute of every session when I was in camp.
But it didn't go my way. Eddie's the boss, so who are we to argue with his selection.
For now, though, it seems as if he will not have a chance to redeem the bitter disappointment of Rugby World Cup You want to be involved in the exciting things coming up. I still feel I'm the best full-back for England. If I didn't feel that I would have stopped playing for England.
Brown especially prides himself on dealing with the high ball — an area in which England are sure to be thoroughly challenged in Japan. I've worked so hard on that. It's one of my points of difference.
I made it one of my points of difference and that's what I hang my hat on.
I think that's the perception of people in professional sport. I won't shut the door [on England].
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