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#sam burgess

# sam-burgess - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Sam Burgess accuses ex-coach Mike Ford of trying to 'sabotage' Stuart Lancaster as England boss

Burgess called Ford a ‘snake’ as he opened up about England’s dreadful 2015 World Cup campaign.

# sam-burgess - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

English egos and selfish players cost 'great men' their jobs at 2015 World Cup, says Burgess

Sam Burgess still receives messages blaming him for England’s failings three years later.

# sam-burgess - Monday 21 March, 2016

Sam Burgess cleared of serious neck injury following NRL collision

The Rabbitohs forward was involved in a sickening head clash with Mike Cooper in the NRL on Sunday.

# sam-burgess - Friday 22 January, 2016

'Sam is a hero': Burgess saves man choking during a Sydney seafood eating contest

He’s the hero Sydney deserves, and he wasn’t needed by England right now.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 31 December, 2015

10 sportspeople who cannot wait for 2015 to end

As 2015 comes to an end, who is happy to see back of this year?

# sam-burgess - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'It's almost like they don't want anyone else to do well.' Is Sam Burgess having a pop at Gordon D'Arcy?

Former Ireland centre’s scathing criticism of rugby league convert made news across the globe in September.

# sam-burgess - Monday 9 November, 2015

Reports of poor investment advice another layer to England's sorry World Cup tale

The RFU say that they are looking in to the matter internally.

# sam-burgess - Saturday 7 November, 2015

England fail to help Sam Burgess crack code

More time was needed for the former rugby league player.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 5 November, 2015

It's official! Sam Burgess quits rugby union after just one season

He’s returning to Australia.

After a difficult World Cup, Sam Burgess is reportedly quitting rugby union

The 26-year-old has ended his contract with Premiership club Bath early for a return to rugby league with South Sydney Rabbitohs.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'Everyone has put two and two together' - Mike Ford dismisses Burgess speculation

Mike Ford says Burgess is going nowhere.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Stuart Lancaster has to prioritise doing the right things over simply doing things right

“Playing Burgess with Brad Barritt was like a declaration that England won’t be passing the ball”

'The best 31 players are there and I've no regrets about that' - D'Arcy is retiring with a clean slate

Gordon D’Arcy talks retirement, the World Cup and THAT Sam Burgess column.

# sam-burgess - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

England to change things yet again in midfield with Jonathan Joseph in for Slammin' Sam

An 18th different midfield combination for Lancaster.

# sam-burgess - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Stuart Lancaster has reportedly made some huge changes for his side to face Wales

Stuart Lancaster has reportedly made some huge changes for his side to face Wales

Sam Burgess and Owen Farrell set to start.

# sam-burgess - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

England have a big injury worry ahead of this weekend's huge game against Wales

Jonathan Joseph is a doubt with a chest injury.

# sam-burgess - Monday 14 September, 2015

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener

Brad Barritt will continue as Stuart Lancaster’s inside centre after his recovery from ankle and calf injuries.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 10 September, 2015

An English World Cup winner has been slamming Sam Burgess' inclusion in the squad

Simon Shaw says he’s “perplexed” by the decision

# sam-burgess - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Donnacha Ryan rescued Ireland after a huge hit from Slammin' Sam

The second row covered a huge amount of ground at pace to rescue Ireland.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Cipriani and Burrell out as Sam Burgess picked in England's World Cup squad

Lancaster has gone for seven players with 10 caps of less.

# sam-burgess - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut

The former rugby league star was also yellow carded at Twickenham.

# sam-burgess - Monday 10 August, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Lowry cracks top 20, O'Donnell ruled out and today's sport

Manchester City get their Premier League season underway, while there was mixed fortunes for Ireland’s boxers.

Sam Burgess to make England debut as Lancaster names team for first World Cup warm-up

France are the opposition this Saturday.

# sam-burgess - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

No Armitage or Abendanon but Burgess makes England's World Cup squad

Stuart Lancaster has selected seven uncapped players for the 50-man training panel.

# sam-burgess - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Just what Sam Burgess' union career didn't need - getting dumped on his ass by Chris Ashton

The former NRL star has had a tough transition to his new code.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Is it too much too soon for Slammin' Sam? England's best ever centre thinks it might be

Jeremy Guscott thinks Burgess needs to focus on club rugby before transitioning to the international stage.

# sam-burgess - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Will Sam Burgess succeed in union? Fellow convert Sonny Bill Williams thinks it's a certainty

Slammin’ Sam’s performances have been heavily critiqued but SBW thinks he will come good.

# sam-burgess - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Cork will play host to Sam Burgess, Chris Ashton and the England Saxons next week

Several big names in the visitors’ squad to play the Wolfhounds at Musgrave Park.

# sam-burgess - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Slammin' Sam Burgess loves himself some scrummaging but 'doesn't understand' line-outs

Burgess admits that the switch to union has been tougher than he expected.

# sam-burgess - Friday 12 December, 2014

Sam Burgess did Sam Burgess things in Bath's bonus point win against Montpellier tonight

The centre is still learning how to effectively play rugby union.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Slammin' Sam Burgess is set for his first start in rugby union tomorrow

The 25-year-old centre has been gathering a lot of hype since his transfer from rugby league.

# sam-burgess - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Slammin' Sam Burgess was unleashed onto the sport of rugby union on Friday

Will Burgess be England’s answer to Sonny Bill Williams?

# sam-burgess - Monday 6 October, 2014

Sam Burgess fractures cheekbone in first minute, plays on and wins NRL Grand Final

Leinster bound Ben Te’o was also part of the victorious South Sydney Rabbitohs team.

# sam-burgess - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Bath have set the hype machine to overdrive in advance of Sam Burgess' arrival from the NRL

6’5 and 117kg of bulk will do that to an organisation.

# sam-burgess - Monday 17 February, 2014

Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid

Bath have confirmed the capture of the rugby league star on a three-year contract.

# sam-burgess - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Slammin' Sam

This documentary takes a look at the emotional journey of rugby league player Sam Burgess and his three brothers.

# sam-burgess - Monday 12 August, 2013

English rugby star in trouble over 'testicle-grabbing' tackle

Sam Burgess could be suspended for eight weeks.