Mako Vunipola must undergo hamstring surgery as he races against time to prove his fitness for England’s pursuit of the World Cup.
England prop Mako Vunipola faces a race against time to be fit for the World Cup after being told he needs hamstring surgery.
Police have praised rugby supporters after 100,000 fans came to Newcastle for two huge finals and just one person was arrested.
Saracens star Billy Vunipola has been hailed as the world’s best number eight following his Heineken Champions Cup final destruction of Leinster.
Brad Barritt has hailed Saracens’ leaders and the “phenomenal” response by his team that saw them crowned European champions for a third time in four seasons.
Saracens boss Mark McCall hailed a towering contribution by Billy Vunipola following a memorable Heineken Champions Cup final victory over holders Leinster.
Jamie George accepts that Saracens will need to “take it up another level” when they bid to become the most successful English club in European Cup history on Saturday.
Saracens will enter their Champions Cup final against Leinster buoyed by a 38-7 drubbing of Gallagher Premiership title rivals Exeter at Allianz Park.
Mako Vunipola has praised his brother Billy’s self-control after he was booed throughout Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup victory over Munster and then confronted by a spectator.
Tournament organisers have condemned a spectator who appeared to confront England star Billy Vunipola following Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup semi-final victory over Munster.
Billy Vunipola was on the score sheet as Saracens reached their third European final in four seasons after beating Heineken Champions Cup opponents Munster 32-16.