England’s Billy Vunipola ready to fell South Africa’s ‘oak trees’


England’s returning No 8 is excited by the physical battle ahead in South Africa – ‘if we are annoying them it means we’re in their faces, otherwise they will just bully us off the park’

If there was any doubt as to whether Billy Vunipola’s luck with injuries has been out for the past 18 months, his explanation of an aggravated hamstring injury should end all debate.

Eddie Jones is not yet convinced Vunipola is ready for the first Test against South Africa on 9 June but the player is, as long as he sticks to rugby.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/01/billy-vunipola-england-south-africa-oak-trees under the title “England’s Billy Vunipola ready to fell South Africa’s ‘oak trees’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.