Rugby Union Today: Bad news for Billy

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you injury news on Billy Vunipola plus our Champions Cup Team of the Week.

Rugby Union Today: Bad news for Billy

Rugby Union Today: Bad news for Billy

What’s on the site

England and Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola has been ruled out for 12 weeks after suffering a broken arm at Glasgow. He doesn’t make our Champions Cup Team of the Week, which can be found here.

In the southern hemisphere New Zealand have named a 51-man squad that is split in two for their upcoming trip to the north. Australia meanwhile will be without Lukhan Tui on tour due to personal reasons.

What’s in the news

With Vunipola ruled out and Nathan Hughes expected to cop a ban on Wednesday, is a Test return looming for Ben Morgan?

Wales coach Warren Gatland will name his squad for the November internationals on Tuesday, with few surprises expected.

What’s on social media

Quade Cooper has been showing off his skills in the National Rugby Championship…

Phenomenal skill from @QuadeCooper in the National Rugby Championship at the weekend. pic.twitter.com/UfKWIhvr95

— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) October 15, 2018

What’s on TV

Once again BT Sport will be showing all 10 Champions Cup matches this weekend, kicking off on Friday at Welford Road.

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