Sunday 16 December 2018

Watch: Conor O'Shea gives brilliant response to question on Eddie Jones' 'injury crisis'

Conor O'Shea has a tough opening to his second Six Nations campaign as Italian coach with back-to-back champions England coming to Rome to start their three in-a-row bid.

Eddie Jones has done his best to play down his side's championship chances, claiming that Ireland are favourites - despite being second in the betting - while also reminding people that England are without some key men.

Bulldozing back row Billy Vunipola is their biggest casualty, but as O'Shea pointed out at the Six Nations launch yesterday, Jones still has plenty of options.

During an interview, the phrase 'injury crisis' was mentioned to the Italy head coach - and immediately ran through a talented XV that would be the envy of most teams in world rugby.

Watch O'Shea's brilliant response below:

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