Rugby

Vunipola warned to watch his weight

2016-10-03 16:17
Mako Vunipola (Getty)

Cape Town - England boss Eddie Jones sent prop Mako Vunipola a letter saying he should shed some weight before the next season. 

The New Zealand born front-rower was told he was in contention for the England No 1 jersey but that he needed to watch his diet over the European summer break. 

"A couple of weeks ago I got a letter saying I was in contention. Everyone got a letter, reminding us what to work on. Mine said not to eat too much - to lose some weight," Vunipola told Eurosport.

"I tried to look after what I ate and my diet during the summer. Eddie keeps you on your toes. I'm fighting for my place in this squad. Joe Marler's a world-class player so to have him back in the squad is a bonus."

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