By Chris Foy for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:40 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 02:44 BST, 3 October 2020
Sam Burgess is under investigation by police and rugby league authorities in Australia, with his career in limbo amid new claims against him.
The Yorkshireman who crossed codes to play for Bath and England, from 2014 to 2015, has stood down from his job as assistant coach at South Sydney Rabbitohs — the club who he led to an NRL title six years ago.
He has also temporarily withdrawn from his role as a TV pundit for Fox Sports, as a storm rages around him.
Police and Australian rugby authorities are investigating claims made against Sam Burgess
Burgess was the subject of explosive