January 17, 2018 / 10:25 AM / 7 months ago

Rugby - England head coach Jones extends contract until 2021

(Reuters) - England head coach Eddie Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him in the role until 2021, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Wednesday.

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - England vs Samoa - Twickenham Stadium, London, Britain - November 25, 2017 England head coach Eddie Jones before the match Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Jones, who took over the reins at England in November 2015, was originally contracted until the end of the 2019 World Cup campaign in Japan.

The 57-year-old has led England to consecutive Six Nations triumphs and series wins in Australia and Argentina.

Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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