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Jonah Lomu fan Mako Vunipola dreamed of glory with All Blacks… now he bids to help Lions turn series around in his ... - The Sun

The Lions prop dreamt of becoming an All Black and wearing the famous jersey just like his late idol. Mako Vunipola hopes to topple the All Blacks team he dreamed of playing for. Rex Features. 7. Mako Vunipola hopes to topple the All Blacks team he ...and more »

Lions prop Mako Vunipola explains why he grabbed delicate part of Owen Franks' anatomy in first-Test scrum -

Lions prop, Mako Vunipola, the son of Tongan parents who wanted to be Jonah Lomu growing up here in Wellington, endeared himself to the locals still further on Friday when offering an explanation as to why he had seemingly grabbed hold of a delicate ...and more »

Sonny Bill Williams the villain but Mako Vunipola had an escape - The Guardian (blog)

Mako Vunipola, left, is shown a yellow card by Jérôme Garcès during the Lions' 24-21 victory over New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Photograph: Dave Lintott/Rex/Shutterstock. Long after the final whistle had gone, the cry rang out ...and more »

All Blacks: Mako Vunipola opens up on 'grabbing' Owen Franks' testicles - New Zealand Herald

Top marks to Mako Vunipola for honesty. Turns out the big England and Lions prop did indeed grab Owen Franks by the testicles in the first test. Wasn't deliberate mind. Vunipola was falling in one scrum and on his descent he did what any sensible prop ...and more »

Lions star Mako Vunipola reveals he supported New Zealand growing up as he plots All Blacks' downfall -

Lions prop Mako Vunipola has revealed that he supported the All Blacks growing up - and even owned a replica jersey. The Saracens and England star was born here in Wellington and is back in the Kiwi capital for the first time since leaving for the UK ...and more »

Mako Vunipola demands 'emotional energy' from under-fire Lions forwards in second Test against New Zealand - Daily Mail

Mako Vunipola confessed that Warren Gatland's criticism has hit home; Lions coach suggested there was lack of pride in his team's first performance; Saracens prop revealed his team-mates are preparing for game of their lives; He said: 'We are going ...and more »

Mako Vunipola owns up to the tackle on the tackle as 'wounded' Lions get ready to fight for their lives -

“I was trying to keep my bind up and either I bind there or I drop my arm and it's a penalty to them. So I would rather grab them than nothing!” Share; Comments. By. Alex Spink. 05:55, 30 JUN 2017; Updated 11:34, 30 JUN 2017. Sport. Mako Vunipola in ...and more »

Mako Vunipola Says Wounded Lions Have Point To Prove - Pundit Arena

Mako Vunipola has spoken about the Lions' wounded pride after the first test and how the motivation to put things right is spurring Gatland's men on as they aim to level the series. After the final whistle in Auckland, Warren Gatland spoke about how ...and more »

Lions prop Mako Vunipola explains how he ended up grabbing Owen Franks' testicles during first test -

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24: Mako Vunipola of the Lions is tackled during 1 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24: Mako Vunipola of the Lions is tackled during the Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park ...and more »

Richard Loe: Mako Vunipola deserved to see red - New Zealand Herald

The Lions deserve congratulations for levelling the series against the All Blacks and, as countless northern hemisphere chums quickly pointed out to me by text, "you need to score tries to win test matches". My Aussie mates are gloating too, so I'm a ...and more »