The 26-year-old was at his powerful best against Quins, and could have had his performance capped off with a try, but it was disallowed due to obstruction from the referee.
That marked the end of a week that started with England blowing a 31-point lead against Scotland, and Vunipola getting in trouble alongside teammate Ben Te’o off field antics.
However, Vunipola has been in the spotlight over the past few weeks, as have the whole of Saracens, regarding the salary-cap regulations, as he was one player, amongst others, to be in a business partnership with Saracens owner Nigel Wray. This has created quite a storm in recent weeks, with many fans and pundits sitting on either side of the fence.
But Vunipola made light of this scandal after the victory over Quins, by posting a picture on Instagram of himself, with the caption “Vunprop Ltd”, the name of the company associated with the Vunipola brothers.
Saracens have insisted that everything that they have done has been above board, and since the revelation of their business dealings, a number of players have come out in support of the club’s ethos in helping players after they retire. With the amount of support that they have received, Sarries have come out of this ordeal favourably if anything.
The London club do not seem particularly phased by the investigation, and Vunipola’s caption signifies that, as the club continue to march on in the Premiership and the Champions Cup.
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