England rate Billy Vunipola as “very likely” to be available for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Australia at Oita Stadium.
Billy Vunipola appears increasingly unlikely to play any part in England’s final World Cup group game against France.
England face the United States in their second match at the World Cup on Thursday. Here, the PA news agency looks at some talking points ahead of the Pool C encounter in Kobe.
Eddie Jones has defended his ongoing selection of Billy Vunipola despite the England number eight’s escalating workload.
Fiji will aim for their first victory of the tournament when they take on Uruguay on Wednesday.
Day six saw Samoa launch their campaign with a eventful 34-9 victory over Russia in Kumagaya.
Billy Vunipola is excited by the prospect of playing his first Test against Tonga two decades after his father lined-up for the Pacific Islanders against England in the World Cup.
England open their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga in Sapporo on Sunday.
England are willing to risk starting Billy Vunipola throughout the build-up to the World Cup in the belief that he is at his most effective when playing regularly.
Eddie Jones insists England must continue scaling their Everest as he reflects on the off-field bonding that has helped propel his team into genuine World Cup contention.
Billy Vunipola has urged England to stay humble as expectations over their World Cup prospects heightened with Saturday’s 57-15 rout of Ireland at Twickenham.