Vunipola still fighting for Wasps despite nearing exit

LONDON Wasps No8 Billy Vunipola is heading to Saracens next season but coach Dai Young insists his performance in yesterday’s 33-29 win over Gloucester show his allegiances lie at Adams Park for now.

The 20-year-old, who scored a try yesterday, will join brother Mako at Sarries next season but Young has no fears for the future.

He said: “I am really pleased with what I saw against Gloucester and he has shown that he will give it everything for Wasps this season.”

Elsewhere, England international Danny Care ran half the length of the pitch to score a try as Harlequins returned to the top of the Aviva Premiership table with a 25-21 victory over Leicester Tigers.

Meanwhile, London Irish and London Welsh failed to pick up much needed victories as they fell to Bath (40-16) and Sale Sharks (26-25) respectively.

Saracens celebrated the first Aviva Premiership game at Allianz Park with a 31-11 win against Exeter.

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