Eddie Jones has linked New Zealand to a spying incident at an England training session in Tokyo ahead of Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semi-final. The England coach turned the heat up on the All Blacks in dramatic fashion today by insinuating the world champions could be behind a security breach at a behind-closed-doors session. England’s training venue at Arcs Urayasu Park, where they moved this week, is surrounded by apartment blocks and Jones claimed one of the flats had been used for a clandestine filming operation. “There was definitely someone in the apartment block filming but it might have been a Japanese fan,” said Jones. “That’s part of the deal. That’s the fun of the World Cup. We knew it from the start, it doesn’t change anything we do, we love it.” Jones then revealed he used to spy on opponents too. However he claimed he has not done so in his time with England. “I haven’t done it since 2001. We used to do it. You just don’t need to do it any more, you can see everything. You can watch everyone’s training on YouTube. There’s no value in doing that sort of thing, absolutely zero,” he said. Jones… Read full this story
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