Forward Sam Burgess has withdrawn from England's squad to face New Zealand to have shoulder and wrist surgery. The 29-year-old, who captained England in last year's World Cup final, is a key part of Wayne Bennett's side. "But it's imperative I get these surgeries done, and with a view to the next three or four years, I need them done now." England face France in a warm-up match in Leigh 10 days before the three-Test series starts on 27 October. South Sydney's Burgess will remain in Australia in preparation for the 2019 National Rugby League season.
"Dancing with the Stars" pro Sharna Burgess was recently at the pool when she suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction. The dancer was catching some sun with pal Lindsay Arnold, of "So You Think You Can Dance," when she went to remove shorts and accidentally pulled off her entire bathing suit bottom. She recalled the embarrassing moment on her Instagram Story on Tuesday. "I was right here in the middle of all the people… lots of children here, and, uh, I go to pull my shorts down, and I kind of took everything," Burgess says through laughs. Arnold dished, "I turned around… and let's just say the view I got was a full-frontal nude view, with her pants around… her ankles.
A man has admitted killing his neighbour by putting a potato into the gas flue of his house. Daniel Burgess, 38, of Cornwall, pleaded guilty to manslaughter after blocking the inflow and outflow pipes of neighbour Michael Hornder's house on Christmas Day 2015. He also glued a door lock. Mr Hornder, 48, died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Burgess was jailed for two years eight months at Exeter Crown Court on Monday.
NOTES: Other than Taylor, LB James Burgess (knee) was the only other notable injury against the Jets. Burgess started for LB Christian Kirksey, who missed his second straight game with an ankle injury. "We can't follow them around. We can't baby them," he said. "At the same time, we know who the guys are who we have to have an idea of where they are and what they have been doing.