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Mako Vunipola

Born: January 1, 1991 (age 27)

Weight: 20st 7lb (130kg)

Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand

Position: Loosehead prop
Team: Saracens
Mako Vunipola looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on October 31, 2013
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Sports Mole has 75 articles about Mako Vunipola. Articles 1 to 40:
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Danny Cipriani named in England squad for South Africa tour
Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani is among the players to be named in Eddie Jones's England squad for the tour of South Africa in June.
May 10, 21:32
England's Mako Vunipola in action against Australia on June 25, 2016
Team News: England centre Ben Te'o comes in for first start in a year
Fit-again Ben Teo'o is preferred to Jonathan Joseph for England's opening Six Nations clash away to Italy, coming in for his first start in 12 months.
Feb 2, 10:12
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British and Irish Lions name unchanged XV for New Zealand series decider
The British and Irish Lions name an unchanged team for the first time since 1993 for Saturday's third and decisive Test against New Zealand.
Jul 5, 20:48
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Sam Warburton to lead British and Irish Lions in New Zealand tour opener
Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Saturday's tour opener in Whangarei.
May 31, 20:48
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England welcome back Vunipola brothers ahead of Italy clash
Mako Vunipola is named in England's enlarged 28-man group for the meeting with Italy, while brother Billy Vunipola joins up with the squad to be fully assessed.
Feb 20, 21:38
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Mako Vunipola left out of England training squad ahead of Italy match
There is no place for Mako Vunipola in England's training squad ahead of the Six Nations meeting with Italy, but Anthony Watson has overcome an injury to feature.
Feb 13, 21:02
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Mako Vunipola a doubt for Six Nations with knee injury
England prop Mako Vunipola could miss the Six Nations after suffering suspected knee ligament damage during Saracens' Champions Cup win over Sale Sharks.
Dec 24, 16:00
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Result: England seal 3-0 series whitewash over Australia in Sydney
England seal a 3-0 series whitewash over Australia with a 44-40 triumph in Sydney.
Jun 25, 13:06
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Mako Vunipola wary of Australia scrum
England prop Mako Vunipola admits that he is wary of Australia's scrum ahead of the first Test of their summer tour Down Under.
Jun 8, 22:18
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Result: Saracens retain Premiership title with win over Exeter Chiefs
Saracens retain the Premiership title with a 28-20 win over Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham.
May 28, 16:52
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Maro Itoje, George Kruis sign new deals with Saracens
Saracens pair Maro Itoje and George Kruis sign new contracts until 2019 at the club.
Apr 14, 12:55
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England's Joe Marler drops out for trip to Paris
Prop Joe Marler will start England's final Six Nations encounter of 2016 against France in Paris among the replacements.
Mar 17, 10:11
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Maro Itoje to make full England debut
With Joe Launchbury ruled out by a hamstring injury, Maro Itoje will make his full England debut against Ireland on Saturday.
Feb 25, 10:11
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Billy, Mako Vunipola sign contract extensions with Saracens
Saracens pair Billy and Mako Vunipola sign contract extensions until 2019.
Feb 22, 16:10
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Result: Jonathan Joseph hat-trick guides England to win over Italy
Jonathan Joseph scores a second-half hat-trick to help England to a 40-9 victory over Italy in their Six Nations clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Feb 14, 15:48
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England make three changes for Six Nations clash against Italy
England head coach Eddie Jones makes three changes for Sunday's Six Nations clash against Italy, introducing Mako Vunipola, Courtney Lawes and Ben Youngs.
Feb 12, 10:11
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Result: Owen Farrell inspires Saracens to victory against Toulouse
Saracens get off the mark in their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign by defeating Toulouse 32-7 in their opener at Allianz Park.
Nov 14, 19:31
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Half-Time Report: Nick Easter puts England in control
Nick Easter scores two tries to lead England to a 21-3 lead over Uruguay at half time in their final match at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 20:52
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Sam Burgess handed England starting berth
Sam Burgess is named in England's starting lineup to face France at Twickenham on Saturday.
Aug 10, 17:04
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Alex Corbisiero: 'I'm hungrier than ever to succeed with England'
Alex Corbisiero is relishing the chance to battle for a starting spot in England's World Cup squad after missing out on the Six Nations earlier this year.
Jul 11, 14:14
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Result: Saracens gain Northampton Saints revenge to reach Aviva Premiership final
Saracens beat defending champions Northampton Saints 29-24 at Franklin's Gardens to reach the Aviva Premiership final.
May 23, 16:02
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Result: Saracens qualify for the playoffs with massive win over London Welsh
Chris Ashton scores four tries as Saracens thrash London Welsh to qualify for the Aviva Premiership playoffs.
May 16, 17:19
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Vunipola brothers sign new "multi-year" Saracens contracts
Saracens pair Mako Vunipola and Billy Vunipola pen "multi-year" contract extensions with the club.
Apr 29, 12:43
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Result: Chris Wyles, Chris Ashton lead Saracens to win over Harlequins
Chris Ashton and Chris Wyles each score two tries to lead Saracens to a 42-14 win over Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership at Wembley.
Mar 28, 17:16
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Dai Young: Wasps, Saracens "a massive game"
Wasps rugby director Dai Young says that Sunday's Aviva Premiership match against Saracens is "a massive game".
Mar 7, 15:00
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Danny Cipriani, Nick Easter named in England training squad for Six Nations
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter return to the England training squad for the Six Nations.
Jan 21, 11:06
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Result: James Hook penalty gives Gloucester last-minute win over Saracens
James Hook kicks the winning points in the last minute to give Gloucester a 24-23 win over Saracens.
Jan 9, 22:02
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Result: David Strettle leads Saracens to win
David Strettle scores two tries to lead Saracens to a 22-6 win over London Irish in the Aviva Premiership.
Jan 3, 15:53
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Mako Vunipola looking to put injury hell behind him
Mako Vunipola insists that he has no intention of thinking "too far ahead" having made his return from injury earlier this month for Saracens.
Dec 31, 08:15
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Result: Saracens crush London Welsh
Richard Wigglesworth scores a hat-trick while Mako Vunipola scores twice as Saracens cruise to a 78-7 win over London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership.
Dec 20, 17:08
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Result: Saracens clinch win over Sale Sharks
Saracens move to the top of their European Rugby Champions Cup pool with a 28-15 win over Sale Sharks.
Dec 13, 19:07
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Result: Saracens narrowly beat Sale Sharks
Saracens edge out Sale Sharks for their second win of the campaign in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Dec 6, 14:53
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Jonny Wilkinson: 'Rugby isn't getting more dangerous'
Jonny Wilkinson insists that rugby union isn't getting more dangerous despite the abundance of injuries currently hindering England's autumn campaign.
Oct 3, 20:37
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Double injury blow for England ahead of internationals
Dan Cole and Mako Vunipola are likely to miss England's November internationals through injury.
Aug 28, 08:27
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Mako Vunipola, Owen Farrell doubtful for Saracens
Saracens duo Mako Vunipola and Owen Farrell are both injury doubts for next Saturday's Aviva Premiership final against Northampton Saints.
May 25, 12:03
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Result: England thrash Italy to keep title hopes alive
England score seven tries in an emphatic 52-11 win over Italy in the Six Nations.
Mar 15, 14:26
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Luther Burrell, Jack Nowell to make England debuts against France
England head coach Stuart Lancaster hands debuts to Luther Burrell and Jack Nowell for Saturday's Six Nations clash with France in Paris.
Jan 30, 10:14
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Result: Toulouse march into last eight
Jean-Marc Doussain fires 21 points as Toulouse secures a 21-11 win over Saracens to book a quarter-final spot in the Heineken Cup.
Jan 12, 16:46
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Result: Saracens too strong for Worcester Warriors
Aviva Premiership leaders Saracens ease to a win over bottom side Worcester Warriors at Sixways.
Dec 28, 17:09
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England prop Alex Corbisiero among trio ruled out for New Zealand clash
England trio Alex Corbisiero, Marland Yarde and Christian Wade to miss Saturday's QBE international clash against New Zealand.
Nov 12, 19:08

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