MAKO VUNIPOLA’S first try for England since 2014 set up the Six Nations champions for a tilt at a second trophy in the space of four weeks.
It was far from the stroll in the Parc y Scarlets predicted by many though with a spirited performance from Wales.
Led by the thunderous Johnny Williams, Wales tore into England in defense with their tackles temporarily knocking Eddie Jones’s side out of their stride.
But the visitors regained their composure to extend their unbeaten run in the Autumn Nations Cup and reach next Sunday’s final at Twickenham.
Predictably, it was England’s forward power, exemplified by Vunipola’s 51st minute rumble which put daylight between the two sides for the first time, that proved the difference.
“It was nice to get over. The other forwards helped me out there,” said Vunipola.
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