Billy Vunipola out of autumn internationals as injury strikes again

Glasgow Warriors will now head on the road to face Cardiff Blues in Round 2

Glasgow Warriors will now head on the road to face Cardiff Blues in Round 2

England will be without Billy Vunipola for the autumn internationals after he fractured his arm in Saracens' win over Glasgow Warriors at the weekend.

Young lock Nick Isiekwe has an ankle strain, while star second-rower Maro Itoje - who can also operate at flank - and hooker Jamie George had their noses broken in the 13-3 win in Glasgow on Sunday. "Billy has an arm injury but it's not the same arm he injured before". 'He is expected to be out of action for around 12 weeks.

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Jones' issues don't end there, though, as loosehead prop Mako Vunipola sustained a calf strain in the same match, with Saracens saying that "his progress will be monitored". Nick Isiekwe sprained his ankle and is being assessed to determine the full extent of the problem.

The No. 8 missed England's - ultimately abject - Six Nations defence with the initial broken arm and is now out for their November clashes against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia. Ben Morgan, unused since the 2015 Rugby World Cup, could become an option again.

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His absence leaves a hole at number eight for England coach Eddie Jones, with Nathan Hughes facing a suspension and Sam Simmonds also injured.

The injuries are piling up for England, with lock Joe Launchbury last week ruled out after knee surgery.

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Meanwhile, Champions Cup holders Leinster are also in the early "assessment" stage of their injury concerns.

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