Mako Vunipola has all the skills to become World class says Eddie Jones

Mako Vunipola will have a key role to play in England’s bid for an historic third successive Six Nations title with head coach Eddie Jones predicting the Saracens prop is set to become one of the best players in the game. Given that Jones is famously tough on his players, that is rare praise, particularly Read More …

Saracens battling against fates and injury problems

Saracens bid to match Toulon by winning the European Champions Cup three times in a row is hanging by a thread with the holders knowing a bonus point win over Northampton in their final pool match at home tomorrow may not be enough to save them from an embarrassing early exit. While failing to get Read More …

Tom Jones gives his player verdicts on Saracens against Worcester in the Premiership

Tom Jones gives his player rating for Saracens versus Worcester Worriors in their Premiership clash at Allianz Park. Saracens; 15; Alex Goode; as prominent as ever, kicked well but did not get enough ball and space to show off what we know he can do and make a real impact on the game. 7 14; Read More …

Jones wants his England players to grab the headlines against the Wallabies

Eddie Jones needs his England players to grab the headlines rather than his ranting and raving at Twickenham tomorrow by defeating an Australian team equipped to expose any weaknesses in the second best team in the World. Jones has been a pains to portray the Wallabies as the form team of international rugby and even Read More …

Dallaglio says Saracens have given the Lions a template to beat All Blacks

Lawrence Dallaglio believes Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola are the two most improved players in World rugby and their key roles in Saracens European Champions Cup 28-17 win over Clermont Auvergne has given the British and Irish Lions a template of how to tackle the All Blacks this summer.   Farrell, named the European Player Read More …

Brits defends Saracens selection policy as Champions Cup final looms

Suggest to Saracens captain Schalk Brits it is a major gamble to rest key players when you are trying to defeat Premiership leaders Wasps on their own pitch and ensure a home play-off semi-final and be prepared for an abrupt answer.” We don’t care what other people say about our selection.” The problem for Saracens Read More …

Eddie Jones assembles his mighty team of finishers for Scotland

Eddie Jones, the England head coach, has decided to unleash the most powerful replacements bench international rugby has ever seen against Scotland, with Billy and Mako Vunipola tasked with tearing into tiring opponents to ensure a world record equalling 18th successive victory at Twickenham on Saturday. Billy has played just 72mins of rugby after nearly Read More …

Mako Vunipola prepares for a massive physical battle with the Springboks

Mako Vunipola will face an intensely physical test of his improved scrum power against struggling South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday and believes New Zealand’s loss to Ireland proves that nothing can be taken for granted in international rugby. With the All Blacks world record 18 successive wins ending in Chicago, England run out against Read More …