England's Vunipola brothers move to Super Rugby?
TRANSFER TALK: This might be the last season that the Tongan-born brothers Billy and Mako Vunipola are seen playing in England.
According to The Rugby Paper the pair are attracting interest from Super Rugby sides wanting them next season.
Both England internationals are currently playing for Premiership side Saracens, who have been dropped to the RFU Championship next year as a result of the salary cap scandal the club was caught up in.
Saracens, who have won four of the past five Premiership titles, had already been docked 35 points and fined $10m for failing to disclose player payments for the past three seasons.
Mako, 29, and Billy, 27, are in the final year of their current contracts with the club and neither has committed themselves to Saracens for next season.
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With the huge uncertainly surrounding their future, several Super Rugby sides, reportedly, have already enquired of them what their plans are for next season.
However, if they chose to move it could have implications for consideration for their England places and also whether they would be available to tour South Africa with the British & Irish Lions in 2021.
Playing Super Rugby would mean they couldn’t play in the Six Nations and their potential selection for the Lions would be a decision for coach Warren Gatland and his selectors.
Sources: Rugbypass & The Rugby paper