LIST | 4 rugby league stars who flopped for England

They were built up to be international stars after switching to rugby union, but it simply didn’t work out long-term…

1. Sam Burgess

England, who fast-tracked Burgess into their World Cup squad in defiance of logic, Bath and the player himself each shoulder varying degrees of blame for arguably the greatest cross-code flop in history. We’re not saying he was an awful player, but the whole thing was a complete disaster.

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