Tag: SAM BURGESS

Burgess must curb his playing style or risk ending his own career: Sterling

Premiership-winning legend Peter Sterling says South Sydney tyro Sam Burgess must curb his playing style or risk rubbing himself out of the NRL for good. The Rabbitohs will be without their inspirational forward after a vicious shot on Canberra playmaker Aidan Sezer at Central Coast Stadium. Many believe Burgess should have been sent off for […]

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Furious Rabbitohs without Sam Burgess for two weeks

Furious South Sydney officials are resigned to the fact they will be without their inspiration tyro Sam Burgess for two weeks after he was suspended for two weeks by the NRL judiciary. Burgess was found guilty of making contact with a Canterbury player’s head while in possession at ANZ Stadium last Friday. “(We are) obviously […]

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NRL is winning the PR battle against the AFL as “king hits” and “dog acts” plague Aussie Rules

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis On Sunday afternoon at ANZ Stadium, South Sydney Rabbitohs and Penrith Panthers players came together for a slap fest that wouldn’t have knocked a pea off a chop. The aftermath saw referees sin-bin South Sydney’s Sam Burgess and Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak for a push and shove that would have had […]

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High praise for Chooks as Burgess calls bitter rivals Roosters “benchmark” of the NRL

Inspirational South Sydney Rabbitohs leader Sam Burgess says arch rivals the Sydney Roosters are the benchmark of the NRL after starting the season 3-0. The Rabbitohs however come into the match on the back of two straight wins including a gritty victory of the rejuvenated Newcastle Knights last weekend. “We’re happy with the wins and […]

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Young and old revitalising rejuvenated Rabbitohs

South Sydney Rabbitohs veteran Bryson Goodwin says the mixture of young and old is revitalising the 2014 premiers. The Bunnies boast one of the most impressive leadership grounds in the NRL with Greg Inglis, Robbie Farah, Sam Burgess, John Sutton and Adam Reynolds leading the charge at training. “I think the mixture of the new […]

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Burgess clocks Klemmer for mouthing off

Aussie prop David Klemmer must have forgotten he was playing International rugby league and not the NRL. England captain Sam Burgess reminded him that the punching rule was a little different at the Four Nations after the Canterbury prop got lippy to the big Rabbitoh: I told you not to teach @SamBurgess8 the haymaker. @anthonyfjoshua […]

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Bennett names squad for French match

Wayne Bennett has named is first England 19-man squad for this Saturday’s international Test against France in Avignon at Parc des Sports. Bennett has added six uncapped players including St Helens duo Mark Percival and Jonny Lomax. Half-back Luke Gale, who toured with England last year during the International Series against New Zealand, could also […]

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