England will embrace a approach to drinking to ensure there is no repeat of this controversies that blighted the latest overseas World Cup.
Eddie Jones’ team have touched down in Miyazaki, the setting for a week-long coaching camp where they can step up preparations to their tournament opener.
Jones has enabled alcohol to be absorbed throughout his reign as head trainer and the policy will stay in place within the campaign to raise the Webb Ellis Trophy.
At the 2011 World Cup, Martin Johnson’s England became embroiled in a set of off-field episodes that also stained Twickenham’s reputation and undermined their pursuit of the game’s greatest prize.
Ben Youngs was present in New Zealand eight years ago and as a senior participant, has been involved in shaping the approach.
«We have dealt with the elephant in the room and talked about how off-field stuff can bring unneeded attention that affects momentum,» the Leicester scrum-half said.
«Sometimes men will make it wrong but in this class I think men will keep an eye out for each other. We wish to see Japan and also have down time.
«If guys would like a drink, that is no problem. The guys will police each other and be sure everyone makes the right decision.
«If you are putting the team then that is the principal thing. If boys want to have a beverage I’ll be amazed.
«You’ve just got to be clever adults. Youand you’re representing the nation and every other, respectively.
«Everything you do has a knock-on effect on your team-mates and I believe this group is old enough to make the right decisions. Hopefully we won’t confront any of these difficulties.»
England appreciated more harmonious transit into the american island of Kyushu in which Miyazaki is situated after being exposed to some delay arrival because of the fallout in Typhoon Faxai into Tokyo on Monday.
A audience gathered to greet the players as they funnelled via arrivals and on to the group bus.
His own team-mates and owen Farrell have been advised in no uncertain terms.
«Eddie was part of Australia if they dropped from the 2003 closing and he has been a part of South Africa when they won it. He said’boys you’ve got the opportunity to make and be part of something that is going to be the most wonderful thing of your own life’,» he said.
«You saw what the cricket did using the World Cup, the football World Cup too. He’s made us aware of this.
«In relation to rugby, you merely have the opportunity every time you are out there to inspire a country and do something quite special and I believe this group is certainly excited by this.»
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