Planet Rugby

Saracens confirm Vunipola surgery

30th May 2014 14:41

Share:

RUGBY RUGBY UNION AVIVA PREMIERSHIP RUGBY UNION TOURNAMENT MAKO VUNIPOLA V WORCESTER

Dislocation: Mako Vunipola

Saracens prop Mako Vunipola seems set to miss England's tour of New Zealand after undergoing surgery on a dislocated knee.

The 23-year-old's participation on the tour had been in doubt after he picked up an injury last weekend in Cardiff.

"Mako has undergone surgery to repair a dislocation of the patella in his right knee, suffered during the Heineken Cup final last weekend," read a club statement.

"He will return to full fitness later this year."

With Alex Corbisiero rested for the tour following a lengthy layoff, England's options at loosehead include Joe Marler, Matt Mullan and the uncapped Bath prop Nathan Catt.

  • International Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
International Match
Saturday , October 18
Australia vs New Zealand10:00
Saturday , November 1
USA vs New ZealandTBC
Saturday , November 8
Ireland vs South AfricaTBC
Italy vs SamoaTBC
England vs New ZealandTBC
Scotland vs ArgentinaTBC
France vs FijiTBC
Wales vs Australia14:30
Saturday , November 15
England vs South AfricaTBC
Scotland vs New ZealandTBC
More International Match fixtures