Rugby union – Wales wary of Burgess World Cup threat

Rugby union - Wales wary of Burgess World Cup threat– Rugby League convert Sam Burgess will be an “imposing figure” when England take on Wales in the World Cup on Saturday, according to Wales assistant coach Rob Howley. England are set to name a revamped midfield for the ‘Pool of Death’ clash following an injury to Jonathan Joseph. Media say coach Stuart Lancaster will promote Owen Farrell to starting fly-half and have Burgess partnering the experienced Brad Barritt in the centres.

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