I’ll give it my best shot
RL WORLD CUP
SAM BURGESS is back for England – and under orders not to try to claim a World Cup semi-final spot all on his own.
The fit-again forward returns for the quarter-final against Papua New Guinea on Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury.
Coach Wayne Bennett said: “His priority is for him to play well, not to worry about the team.”
Burgess insists he’ll take the message on board.
The 28-year-old second-rower said: “I’m excited to be back so I’m just going to go out there and roll with the team.
“It’s pretty simple for me – I just have to do my job, I don’t have to do anything special.
“The players around me create things, I’ll just carry the ball and 7
READY TO ROLL: Sam Burgess joins in England training yesterday Widdop; Hall, Bateman, Watkins, McGillvary; Brown, Gale; Hill, Hodgson, Graham, S Burgess, Whitehead, O’Loughlin. T Burgess, Walmsley, Roby, Currie.