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Sam Burgess stands down as coach and TV pundit after 'serious allegations'
Police and NRL probe drugs, violence claims against England’s 2015 World Cup player Sam Burgess.
# unrest
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.
# Slammin' Sam
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.
# All Clear
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.
# Slammin' Sam
'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.
# Happy New Year
10 sportspeople who cannot wait for 2015 to end
As 2015 comes to an end, who is happy to see back of this year?
# Returning fire
'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.
# share the blame
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.
# Slammin' Sam
England fail to help Sam Burgess crack code
More time was needed for the former rugby league player.
# g'day mate
It's official! Sam Burgess quits rugby union after just one season
He’s returning to Australia.
# Crossing Codes
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.
# Going nowhere
'Everyone has put two and two together' - Mike Ford dismisses Burgess speculation
Mike Ford says Burgess is going nowhere.
# house of lancaster
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 Long Goodbye
'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.
# Ch ch ch ch changes!
England to change things yet again in midfield with Jonathan Joseph in for Slammin' Sam
An 18th different midfield combination for Lancaster.
Stuart Lancaster has reportedly made some huge changes for his side to face Wales
Sam Burgess and Owen Farrell set to start.
# fitness worry
England have a big injury worry ahead of this weekend's huge game against Wales
Jonathan Joseph is a doubt with a chest injury.
# curtain raiser
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.
# Slammin' Sam
An English World Cup winner has been slamming Sam Burgess' inclusion in the squad
Simon Shaw says he’s “perplexed” by the decision
# Work Rate
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.
# Slammin' Sam
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.
# first cap
Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut
The former rugby league star was also yellow carded at Twickenham.
# monday
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.
# Last Chance Saloon
Sam Burgess to make England debut as Lancaster names team for first World Cup warm-up
France are the opposition this Saturday.
# Long list
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.
# chris smashton
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.
# Growing pains
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.
# rugby league friends
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.
# Slammin' Sam
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
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.
# Debut
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.
# unit
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.
# he's here
Slammin' Sam Burgess was unleashed onto the sport of rugby union on Friday
Will Burgess be England’s answer to Sonny Bill Williams?
# Teak Tough
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.
# oooooh the hype
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.
# code hopper
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.
# Reel stories
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.
# Balling
English rugby star in trouble over 'testicle-grabbing' tackle
Sam Burgess could be suspended for eight weeks.