TRANSFER NEWS | Freddie Burns reveals his next club

Freddie Burns will depart the Premiership this summer and head overseas to play in Japan’s Top Challenge League.

The Bath fly-half confirmed in a Instagram post he will exit the Rec to join Tokyo-based Shokki Shuttles, who play in Japan’s second tier of club rugby.

Burns’ time in the Premiership has spanned a decade and started at Gloucester, where he made over 130 appearances before joining Leicester Tigers in 2014.

He wrote on Instagram: “Feel immense pride to have played with, for and against the best players, clubs and supporters around.

“It’s been one hell of a journey. English rugby, for now, it’s been a pleasure. Next stop @shokki_shuttles.”


England’s Ultimate All-time 31 man squad

England have had plenty of superstars down the years.

So, narrowing that down into one ultimate 31-man squad won’t be easy.

It’ll be fun, though, and, this is a lockdown, it’s what we do now.

Here we go.

Back-three (5)

  • Jason Robinson
  • Rory Underwood
  • David Duckham
  • Jonny May
  • Ben Cohen

Centre (4)

  • Will Greenwood
  • Manu Tuilagi
  • Jeremy Guscott
  • Will Carling

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