England are set to still be without prop Mako Vunipola for their next Six Nations match against Wales on 7th March.
The 29-year-old was not selected for England’s opening weekend defeat by France, but started in the round two win over Scotland at Murrayfield.
However, he was a notable absentee from Eddie Jones’ squad to face Ireland, due to personal reasons.
The Guardian has now revealed he headed to Tonga after a relative was taken seriously ill.
And now Jones has revealed the loosehead prop will likely be unavailable for their clash with Wales.
“Mako probably won’t be back for Wales,” revealed head coach Eddie Jones.
However, there was some good news as the Aussie had a more positive update on Anthony Watson.
The Bath star, who plays wing or full-back, has not appeared in the championship so far because of a calf injury.
“Anthony’s got to do a running session and if he gets through that we’ll get him into camp.”
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