It is being reported by the BBC that Sam Burgess has left Bath with immediate effect in order to return to his former rugby league side South Sydney Rabbitohs.
The 26-year-old has two years left on a three-year contract with the club after joining in October last year and Bath owner Bruce Craig told reporters on Wednesday he must see it out.
Speaking at the launch of the European Rugby Champions Cup at Twickenham Stoop, Mr Craig reiterated what head coach Mike Ford had said on Tuesday - that Burgess had not asked to leave the club.
Source: Bath Chronicle
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