Latest twist in Sam Burgess saga can’t be ignored

THE controversy surrounding Sam Burgess, the Rugby League maestro who took to Rugby Union like a fish to concrete but still found his way into England’s squad for the home World Cup in 2015, should be yesterday’s news. Yet the updates keep on coming.
Those of us who, try as we might at the time, could not think of anyone who had ever done less to earn an England shirt, were more than a little intrigued by the latest development, which hit the public prints just a few days ago.
Matt Banahan, a Red Rose back at the equally ill-fated 2011 global gathering and a clubmate of Burgess at Bath, w...

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