Sam Burgess urges England to showcase rugby league in Denver

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• England face New Zealand at Mile High Stadium
• Burgess calls on England to do the sport justice in America

Sam Burgess urged his England teammates to “do the sport justice” when they face New Zealand on Saturday in a Denver showcase for international rugby league.

Burgess and several NRL-based teammates took a public stance to support the game going ahead after Australian clubs raised concerns over player welfare and the match being played at high altitude. With a World Cup in the US seven years away, Burgess says the players must ensure the game delivers on all levels.

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Written by Aaron Bower
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/22/sam-burgess-england-rugby-league-denver under the title “Sam Burgess urges England to showcase rugby league in Denver”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.