Rugby - Burgess agrees Bath switch

Great Britain and England rugby league international Sam Burgess has agreed a three-year deal to join Bath in October, the Aviva Premiership club have announced.

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Sam Burgess is heading to Bath

The 25-year-old former Bradford Bulls favourite is currently playing in the NRL with South Sydney Rabbitohs and will return to England with Bath at the end of the Australian season.

Bath said in a statement that Burgess had turned down "far more lucrative offers from elsewhere" to move to the Recreation Ground.

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