Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup: Mako Vunipola set to miss England’s final warm-up

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By Chris Jones

BBC rugby union correspondent

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Mako Vunipola is expected to be out for around 10 days

Mako Vunipola is set to miss England’s final Rugby World Cup warm-up game against Italy with a hamstring injury.

The prop suffered a small tissue tear against Ireland, shortly after making his long-awaited comeback from another hamstring problem.

He is only expected to be out for around 10 days which shouldn’t affect his involvement in the World Cup.

Exeter’s Ben Moon has been called up as cover ahead of the match at St James’ Park, Newcastle on Friday 6 September.

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