A world away from Test rugby coaching, Jones would split his time between work and home, taking a packed lunch from the wife and being back in time for tea.
But Jones is not enjoying a 2.4 children existence, that was all a figment of his imagination.
The 63-year-old is in the midst of scrambling to save his job, and also ignite Australia’s World Cup campaign.
No wonder he drifted into a reverie when a room full of journalists were digging into the reasons for Australia standing on the brink of a Rugby World Cup pool stage exit for the first time.
Lose to Wales and Australia will be on the cusp of elimination at their earliest ever point of a World Cup, and Jones’ job will be fully on the line.
“When you …