The full playing squad and backroom staff of england have signed a document saying they know World Rugby’s regulations anti-corruption and gambling.
The World Cup is currently reeling from the news which Wales attack trainer Rob Howley has returned home to respond for an alleged violation of the principles, specifically in relation to betting online rugby.
Along with every nation England have been given a detailed briefing from World Rugby’s ethics unit in Wednesday.
Upon finishing the presentation in the England team hotel in Miyazaki, a type signed to document which they knew its contents and was passed .
„It couldn’t be any clearer for us as a squad. All the stipulations were put out very, very obviously,“ assistant coach Neal Hatley said.
„I had been a bit surprised about Rob, however, it was made clear before we arrived and it was made apparent on Monday. It’s a true warning for everyone in the championship. A genuine live reminder“
One of the actions taken to defend the game are instructions that players have to switch off their mobiles .
England were told during the briefing on Monday that at the worldwide showpiece four years back there have been six reports of questionable approaches.
World Rugby used the case of Leicester defence coach Phil Blake, who was banned for a breach of Rugby Football Union gambling rules, to explain the possible consequences of any wrongdoing.
While the Wales camp came to terms with the unexpected departure of Howley, England forced the trip to Sapporo from Tonga on Sunday.
Eddie Jones names his team to manage that the Pacific Islanders on Friday afternoon, when he’s expected to provide World Cup bolter Lewis Ludlam a start in the rear row.
Twelve months past Ludlam was contemplating his options outside rugby as he worried his career was falling away due to injury but was picked in an England squad for the first time in Junehe was able to impress Jones in coaching and on his debut against Wales to book his ticket into Japan.
„To be involved in something like that… you grow up seeing this tournament and today you’re here. It’s only about making the most of it now,“ that the 23-year-old flanker stated.
„It is what you’ve been working towards since you were a child, lacing your boots up and wanting to be there.
„So I am very grateful to get that opportunity. I am thankful to the trainers and it’s just about proving them doing them joyful and doing something.
„Plenty of people talk about Tonga becoming a very physical team but that is not all. They are dangerous, they have got a lot of quality players.
„We have reviewed them challenging, we have looked at it and now we have got a fantastic strategy in place to hopefully turn them at the weekend.“