Sam Burgess

Born: December 1, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 6'5" (196cm)
Weight: 18st 4lb (116kg)

Hometown: Dewsbury

Sports Mole has 127 articles about Sam Burgess. Articles 1 to 40:
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess named England captain for upcoming Four Nations tournament
Sam Burgess is named England captain for the upcoming Four Nations tournament.
Oct 17, 13:35
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess named in England squad for Four Nations tournament
Sam Burgess is named in the England squad for the Four Nations tournament, three years since his last appearance.
Oct 10, 12:50
Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess in action against the Storm on September 13, 2013
Sam Burgess's return to South Sydney Rabbitohs stalls
Sam Burgess's return to South Sydney Rabbitohs is reportedly stalled by the NRL as the club would breach the salary cap if they do not offload some players.
Nov 26, 16:09
Manu Tuilagi of Leicester is tackled by Adam Powell (L) and Josh Furno (R) of Newcastle during the Aviva Premiership match on September 6, 2014
Report: Wasps, Worcester Warriors offer contract to Leicester's Manu Tuilagi
Wasps and Worcester Warriors offer Manu Tuilagi a contract worth over £500k per year, according to reports.
Nov 24, 19:53
Sam Burgess in action during an England training session on September 4, 2015
George Ford: 'Sam Burgess let Bath down'
George Ford criticises Sam Burgess's decision to leave Bath and rugby union after only one year to return to Australia and rugby league.
Nov 14, 16:19
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
RFU's Ian Ritchie: 'No embarrassment over Sam Burgess rugby union exit'
RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie says that Sam Burgess's decision to return to rugby league after a year in rugby union is not "embarrassing" for England.
Nov 11, 17:22
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess: 'I needed to leave rugby union to play with passion and heart'
Sam Burgess suggests that he wanted to leave rugby union in order to play with "passion and heart" again.
Nov 11, 08:06
Bath players Peter Stringer and George Ford celebrate after Stringer had scored as Tommy Bell of the Tigers looks on during the Aviva Premiership semi final match between Bath Rugby and Leicester Tigers at Recreation Ground on May 23, 2015
George Ford: 'Bath players sacrificed a lot for Sam Burgess'
Bath fly-half George Ford backs club captain Stuart Hooper for refusing to allow Sam Burgess the chance to address his teammates before switching back to rugby league.
Nov 10, 22:19
 Mike Brown of England breaks through to score their third try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Fiji at Twickenham Stadium on September 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom
Mike Brown: 'Trust in England teammates is gone'
England full-back Mike Brown claims that his trust in his teammates is "completely shot" following stories leaked in the wake of their Rugby World Cup exit.
Nov 10, 19:28
Mike Ford, head coach of Bath looks on before the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Newcastle Falcons at the Recreation Ground on February 8, 2014
Bath head coach Mike Ford: 'Sam Burgess didn't have stomach to see out contract'
Bath head coach Mike Ford says that Sam Burgess did not have the "stomach" to see out his contract.
Nov 10, 18:02
Scotland's David Denton during training on October 2, 2015
Scotland back-row David Denton leaves Edinburgh to join Bath
Bath announce the signing of Scotland back-row forward David Denton from Edinburgh.
Nov 10, 15:05
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Sam Burgess: 'My heart was not in rugby union'
Sam Burgess admits that his heart was not in rugby union as he made the decision to rejoin NRL side South Sydney Rabbitohs after just one year with Bath.
Nov 10, 02:13
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Mike Ford: 'Sam Burgess left Bath Rugby too early'
Mike Ford questions Sam Burgess's decision to switch codes back to rugby league, insisting that the England international still had plenty to offer at Bath Rugby.
Nov 8, 10:33
Sam Burgess in action during an England training session on September 4, 2015
Bath confirm Sam Burgess has left to rejoin NRL side South Sydney Rabbitohs
Bath confirm that Sam Burgess has left to rejoin NRL side South Sydney Rabbitohs after spending just 12 months with the rugby union club.
Nov 6, 08:56
Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess in action against the Storm on September 13, 2013
Sam Burgess cites family reasons behind return to rugby league
Sam Burgess admits that family reasons were the key element behind his decision to return to rugby league after one season in rugby union.
Nov 5, 22:45
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Report: Sam Burgess leaves Bath
Widespread speculation claims that England international Sam Burgess is leaving Bath to return to the Sydney Rabbitohs.
Nov 5, 16:09
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Bath expect Sam Burgess to stay in union amid links with rugby league return
Bath head coach Mike Ford is adamant that Sam Burgess will remain a rugby union player amid reports that he is keen on a return to rugby league.
Nov 3, 17:08
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Report: Sam Burgess code switch back on after talks with South Sydney Rabbitohs
Sam Burgess will reportedly meet a high-ranking National Rugby League official to discuss a return to South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Nov 1, 18:26
Sam Burgess in action during an England training session on September 4, 2015
Sam Burgess 'decides to stay at Bath after considering rugby future'
Bath head coach Mike Ford reveals that Sam Burgess will stay at the club after considering whether or not to switch back to rugby league.
Oct 29, 08:39
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Austin Healey: 'No way back for Stuart Lancaster'
Stuart Lancaster should be sacked as head coach of the England rugby team following their disappointing World Cup campaign, Austin Healey tells Sports Mole.
Oct 13, 12:30
Austin Healey
Interview: Former England international Austin Healey
Following England's early Rugby World Cup exit, Sports Mole speaks to Austin Healey about the potential ramifications.
Oct 13, 08:43
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Steve McNamara tips Sam Burgess for rugby league return
England coach Steve McNamara is confident that Sam Burgess will return to rugby league once again in the future.
Oct 12, 23:00
England players huddle prior to the Rugby World Cup match with Australia on October 3, 2015
Preview: England vs. Uruguay
Sports Mole previews the Rugby World Cup match between England and Uruguay at the Etihad Stadium.
Oct 9, 00:14
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Sam Burgess not in England squad for final Rugby World Cup match
Sam Burgess loses his place in the England squad for the hosts' final Rugby World Cup match against Uruguay on Saturday.
Oct 6, 12:36
England Forwards Coach Graham Rowntree consoles Billy Vunipola ofEngland at the end of the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on March 21, 2015
Billy Vunipola denies making claims about rumoured disharmony in England camp
Billy Vunipola denies reports that he made "negative" comments about the alleged disharmony in the England camp during the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 5, 09:22
Tom Wood of England wins the lineout during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Preview: England vs. Australia
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both teams as England and Australia prepare for Saturday's crucial Pool A clash at Twickenham.
Oct 1, 21:46
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
Jonathan Joseph returns for England, Sam Burgess drops to bench for Australia clash
Jonathan Joseph returns from injury for England's crunch Rugby World Cup Pool A match against Australia, replacing Sam Burgess at centre.
Oct 1, 11:53
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
Report: Jonathan Joseph to return against Australia
Jonathan Joseph will return for England against Australia in Saturday's crucial World Cup game at Twickenham.
Sep 30, 18:03
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Gordon D'Arcy slams naive Sam Burgess
England were punished for the naivety displayed by Sam Burgess in the loss to Wales, according to former Ireland centre Gordon D'Arcy.
Sep 30, 14:09
Mike Ford, head coach of Bath looks on before the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Newcastle Falcons at the Recreation Ground on February 8, 2014
Mike Ford: 'England selection must be more positive'
Bath coach Mike Ford believes that England need to be more positive in their team selection for their Rugby World Cup match against Australia.
Sep 28, 16:00
George Ford runs to score a try for England on March 21, 2015
Brian O'Driscoll: 'England should pick George Ford, Henry Slade'
Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll believes that England coach Stuart Lancaster should pick George Ford and Henry Slade for their crucial Pool A clash with Australia.
Sep 27, 19:23
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Interview: England centre Sam Burgess
England centre Sam Burgess speaks to Sports Mole following his side's 28-25 loss to Wales in the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 27, 03:59
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Stuart Lancaster pleased with Sam Burgess display
England head coach Stuart Lancaster tells Sports Mole that he was pleased with the performances of Sam Burgess and Owen Farrell during the World Cup defeat to Wales.
Sep 27, 03:00
Kyran Bracken at an event in London on September 13, 2015
Interview: Former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken talks Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken at the PokerStars and Prostate Cancer UK Lads Night In to talk all things Rugby World Cup.
Sep 26, 15:02
George Ford (L) looks on with Owen Farrell during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 21, 2014
England's Owen Farrell: 'George Ford friendship normal'
Owen Farrell insists that his off-field relationship with George Ford has not changed after he was picked ahead of the latter for Saturday's Pool A clash with Wales.
Sep 25, 16:00
Sir Clive Woodward prior to the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy on March 10, 2013
Clive Woodward: 'Wales are more dangerous after losing Leigh Halfpenny'
Clive Woodward suggests that Leigh Halfpenny's injury could work for Wales as they are more dangerous with a back-three of Hallam Amos, George North and Liam Williams.
Sep 25, 11:18
Sam Burgess in action during an England training session on September 4, 2015
Sam Burgess questions who his opposite centre Scott Williams is
England's Sam Burgess adds fuel to Saturday's game against Wales by suggesting that he does not know who opposite centre Scott Williams is.
Sep 25, 09:28
England head coach Stuart Lancaster watches on during a training session on September 4, 2015
Stuart Lancaster suggests next two matches will define his England career
Stuart Lancaster says that the next two England games against Wales and Australia will define his career as the nation's head coach.
Sep 25, 09:15
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland: 'Wales will not single out Sam Burgess'
Wales coach Warren Gatland claims that his side will not single out inexperienced England centre Sam Burgess in Saturday's Rugby World Cup Pool A match at Twickenham.
Sep 24, 22:44
George Ford (L) looks on with Owen Farrell during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 21, 2014
Preview: England vs. Wales
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's mouth-watering Rugby World Cup Pool A showdown between England and Wales at Twickenham.
Sep 24, 17:39



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