Sport Rabbitohs Boss Doubles Down On Sam Burgess’ Appointment To Influential Coaching Role In 2021

23:06  08 october  2020
23:06  08 october  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Rabbitohs have declared Sam Burgess will coach the club's SG Ball team in 2021 , despite facing drug and domestic violence allegations. But the 31-year-old stood himself down from all coaching commitments, as well as his role at Fox Sports, after the bombshell allegations made in The Australian.

Sam Burgess has stepped down from his coaching role with the South Sydney Rabbitohs following what the club calls "very concerning" allegations against the team's former star player.

South Sydney CEO Blake Solly has indicated the club will forge ahead with plans for Sam Burgess to coach the Rabbitohs’ SG Ball team next season.

The former club captain last week stood down from his role as an assistant to Wayne Bennett in response to explosive claims published in The Australian newspaper.

Burgess is under investigation by both NSW Police and the NRL Integrity Unit after the bombshell report accused the ex-England international of alleged drug use and domestic violence.

Rabbits in the spotlight as Burgess allegations go public

  Rabbits in the spotlight as Burgess allegations go public Attention is set to turn to just what South Sydney knew about the alleged actions of their former star forward, who is now the subject of a criminal investigation.A few months ago, he stopped working for Fox Sports amid rumours about his lifestyle and joined Souths players and coaches in their biosecurity bubble. Burgess had been given a chance to straighten himself out, appointed to the coaching team and mentored by one of the game's most respected figures, Wayne Bennett. He looks so fit that there has been speculation about a playing comeback.

Sam Burgess has stepped down from his coaching role at South Sydney Rabbitohs after the former England forward was accused of domestic violence and illegal drug use. The Australian newspaper on Friday published an article it said was based on a four-month investigation and detailed a string of

On Friday, Burgess stepped down from his position as an assistant coach with the Rabbitohs and from a broadcast role with Fox Sports. Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett says he had spoken to Sam Burgess since the allegations came to light.

The 31-year-old’s lawyer denied all allegations made against his client during a court appearance for a separate matter on Wednesday and also accused Burgess’ ex-wife Phoebe of spreading ‘orchestrated propaganda’.

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Burgess and fellow Rabbitohs legend John Sutton were recently appointed as co-coaches for the club’s SG Ball side in 2021.

As first reported by Fairfax Media, Solly confirmed Burgess will take the reins of the under-19s team next season in response to a member’s question about the Rabbitohs’ ongoing partnership with Souths Juniors.

“I think last week it was announced that the Juniors and the senior club will have a closer relationship on the pathways, Sam Burgess and John Sutton will be the coaches of our SG Ball team next year which is a first,” Solly said in the video posted to the club’s official website on Thursday.

All SG Ball coaches must be cleared by the NSW Rugby League (NSWRL) before commencing a head coaching role.

Burgess played 270 NRL games for the Rabbitohs before his shock retirement last October.

The dual international has previously expressed his ambitions to pursue a coaching career.

Phoebe Burgess shares cryptic post after allegations about Sam Burgess .
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