Eddie Jones to coach Barbarians in November

England boss Eddie Jones will coach the Barbarians for the first time in November, when the invitational club take on Fiji at Twickenham. The fixture takes place just two weeks after the World Cup final in Japan. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

England head coach Eddie Jones will take charge of the Barbarians in November when the invitational club play Fiji at Twickenham.

The match -- which takes place two weeks' after the World Cup final -- marks Jones' first time coaching the Baa-Baas.

"It's a huge honour to be invited to coach the Barbarians," Jones said.

"The club perfectly embodies the values and traditions of the sport, and fans can expect to see an exciting match between two sides who like to play end-to-end running rugby.

"This is a massive year for international rugby," the Australian continued. "I'm looking forward to returning to Twickenham after a successful World Cup campaign to coach a Barbarians team containing some of the stars of the tournament."

Jones' contract with the RFU runs until 2021, but he will be allowed to lead the Barbarians for this one-off match on Nov. 16 -- the first international game to be held in the UK following this year's World Cup.

England's World Cup training camp began this week with Jones set to name his final training squad on July 4, before an August announcement of his 31-man group to take to Japan.