England Rugby: Sam Burgess Blames Individual Egos For Poor World Cup Display
According to cross-code national Sam Burgess, England’s initial exit from the 2015 World Cup was the aftereffect of singular egos and selfish players.
After thrashings by Wales and Australia, England turned into the 1st World Cup hosts to not qualify for the knockout stage.
I seem to be getting a few tweets regarding the Rugby WC in 2015….Still. If people actually rewatched the games I participated in You will see I added to the team. What cost us an early exit was individual egos and selfish players not following our leader. Which ….
— Sam Burgess (@SamBurgess8) November 27, 2018
Burgess joined Bath from South Sydney Rabbitohs a year prior to the World Cup, yet his determination by mentor Stuart Lancaster started much discussion.
The 29-year-old has also claimed that he was fully “submitted” yet others had their very own plans.
Previous Bradford Bulls player Burgess was reacting to the news Andy Farrell will supplant Joe Schmidt as Ireland mentor after the 2019 World Cup.
Farrell, himself a previous double code England player, was Lancaster’s collaborator mentor amid the 2015 World Cup. Lancaster surrendered following the competition, and successor Eddie Jones supplanted his training group.
Burgess, who rejoined South Sydney Rabbitohs not long after the World Cup, says he has affectionate recollections and extraordinary companions from his time in rugby association.
👀 Who else just Googled “England 2015 World Cup Squad”?
Sam Burgess left the field with England winning v Wales. He was a convenient and narrow minded scapegoat for some. The 12 shirt still hasn’t been nailed down 3 years on… https://t.co/jQHYSPQrGg
— Tim Cocker (@cocker) November 27, 2018
Sam Burgess’ autobiography is gunna be a bloody juicy read, he better dig some real dirt and not be a vague pussio
— Amy Jones👻 (@AmyGINGERJones) November 27, 2018
Have a look at what thread Sam Burgess was reading and what he retweeted immediately before his tweets which are being reported everywhere in the rugby universe today.
It *literally all started with comments from JB!
— Eggchasers Podcast (@RugbyPodcast) November 27, 2018
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