Sunday, August 25, 2019
Mako Vunipola Back-row trio Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill could still make England’s clash with Ireland

Mako Vunipola Back-row trio Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill could still make...

Back-row trio Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill could still make England's clash with IrelandEngland are hopeful Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will face Ireland Wilson has a rib injury, Curry a shoulder knock and Underhill an ankle problemEngland plan to avoid playing Billy Vunipola into a third Test in as many weeksLewis…
Mako Vunipola ‘It’s our first outing since then for a good few of us’ – Conor Murray says Ireland won’t repeat same mistakes against England

Mako Vunipola ‘It’s our first outing since then for a good few of us’...

Conor Murray. Photo: Sportsfile Sitting in the shade away from the beating Portuguese sun, Conor Murray sips on a protein shake and considers the prospect of kicking off his season against England in Twickenham. Normally, players get to start their seasons in the relative obscurity of pre-season friendlies or early PRO14 games away from the…
Mako Vunipola Rugby: Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland

Mako Vunipola Rugby: Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland

Sport England prop Mako Vunipola is yearning to make his long-awaited comeback in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland after recovering form a hamstring injury that had sidelined him for three months. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Saracens Training - Saracens Training Centre, St Albans, Britain - May 7, 2019 Saracens' Mako Vunipola during…
Mako Vunipola Vunipola shaping up for Ireland clash

Mako Vunipola Vunipola shaping up for Ireland clash

Fit-again Mako Vunipola is approaching the best shape of his career - but try telling that to the lady who had to wheel the 122kg prop through Los Angeles airport back in June. Vunipola has finally recovered from the torn hamstring tendon he suffered in Saracens' Champions Cup final victory in May, and could feature…
Mako Vunipola Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland

Mako Vunipola Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland

Sport England prop Mako Vunipola is yearning to make his long-awaited comeback in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland after recovering form a hamstring injury that had sidelined him for three months. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Saracens Training - Saracens Training Centre, St Albans, Britain - May 7, 2019 Saracens' Mako Vunipola during…
Mako Vunipola Vunipola in frame for Twickenham

Mako Vunipola Vunipola in frame for Twickenham

Mako Vunipola. Photo: Sportsfile Fit-again Mako Vunipola is close to the best shape of his career - but try telling that to the lady who had to wheel the 122kg prop through Los Angeles airport in June. Vunipola has finally recovered from the torn hamstring tendon he suffered in Saracens' Champions Cup final victory in…
Mako Vunipola Ireland ready to put Six Nations woes behind them – Murray

Mako Vunipola Ireland ready to put Six Nations woes behind them – Murray

Conor Murray. Photo: Sportsfile Sitting in the shade away from the beating Portuguese sun, Conor Murray sips on a protein shake and considers the prospect of kicking off his season against England in Twickenham. Normally, players get to start their seasons in the relative obscurity of pre-season friendlies or early PRO14 games away from the…
Mako Vunipola Slimline Mako Vunipola raring to go ahead of England’s World Cup campaign

Mako Vunipola Slimline Mako Vunipola raring to go ahead of England’s World Cup campaign

Mako Vunipola raring to go ahead of England's World Cup campaign after slimming down to 19st 3lb following surgery on torn hamstringMako Vunipola piled on the pounds following his hamstring tendon surgery But, during rehab, he slimmed down to 19st 3lbs and hopes to lose more weightVunipola is now targeting a career low weight of 19st…
Mako Vunipola Mako Vunipola eager to get back to work against Ireland

Mako Vunipola Mako Vunipola eager to get back to work against Ireland

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.…
Mako Vunipola England v Ireland: Mako Vunipola may make comeback

Mako Vunipola England v Ireland: Mako Vunipola may make comeback

Mako Vunipola's last Test appearance was in the 44-8 win over France in FebruaryRugby World Cup: England v IrelandVenue: Twickenham, London Date: Saturday 24 August Kick-off: 15:00 BSTCoverage: Listen to online-only commentary on the BBC Sport website and app, highlights on BBC Two at 19:30 BSTEngland prop Mako Vunipola could make his return from a…