Rugby league is not about skills, it is a game designed to hurt people. That was Jones’s opinion of the rival sport when asked about his thoughts on Sam Burgess’s failed attempt to play in rugby union. In 2014, Burgess decided to walk away from the South Sydney Rabbitohs to represent England at the 2015
The Aussies would be taking a big risk if they play Israel Folau at a central position instead of his more familiar full-back role in the Brisbane Test on Saturday, believes England’s center Jonathan Joseph.
Despite the fact that Folau has spent most of his career playing at full-back, NSW Waratahs’ trainer Daryl Gibson has played the 27-year-old in a midfield position this year.