England rugby coach Eddie Jones' return visit to Fylde called off

A literary lunch at Fylde Rugby Club featuring England rugby coach Eddie Jones has been cancelled due to Eddie’s ‘personal reasons’.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 12:30 pm

The Australian wowed fans with a book signing appearance at the Blackpool Road ground in Ansdell shortly after leading his side to runners-up spot in the 2019 World Cup.

He was coming back to the same venue for a literary lunch on Tuesday, December 7, to promote his latest book, Leadership but Alison Plackitt of organisers Plackitt and Booth bookshop in Lytham said: “We have sadly heard from Eddie's publishers that he won't be able to make it for personal reasons.

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England coach Eddie Jones (right) with Alison Plackitt from Plackitt and Booth and lunch host Matt Filipo, now Fylde RU FC chairman at Eddie's previous visit in 2019.

“We had a wonderful day with Eddie last time and it would have been a real pleasure to welcome him back but we have planty of books signed by him in the shop."

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