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No England player is keener to run around a rugby field this weekend than Mako Vunipola, who is set to make his long-awaited comeback from injury against Ireland on Saturday.

The Saracens prop has not been available to Eddie Jones since the Champions Cup final in mid-May, but is now ready to resume national service. It has been a long, eventful slog for the loosehead, who tore the tendon at the top of his hamstring so badly the muscle became detached from the bone. An operation was required and only now can he joke about how he was transported in a wheelchair across Los Angeles airport en route to Tonga where he was the best man at his brother Billy’s wedding.

“A poor lady had to push me,” said the 122kg Vunipola. “It’s the biggest airport I’ve been to in my life and she was struggling a bit. I asked her: ‘Are you okay?’ I owe her a thank-you for that.”

The 28-year-old also ended up having to spend two weeks in bed which, initially, was not a problem. “For me it was pretty much heaven. I was in bed cons

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