The 10-year plan to keep Sam Burgess a Bunny in an administration role

Retired South Sydney rugby league star Sam Burgess is set to be employed in a highly paid administration role by the NRL club.

News Corp reported that English forward Burgess — who had to give the game away because of a shoulder injury — will earn as much as $360,000 a season over 10 years in the job.

Stream over 50 sports live & anytime on your TV or favourite device with KAYO SPORTS. The biggest Aussie sports and the best from overseas. Just $25/month. No lock-in contract. Get your 14 day free trial >

Round 1Brought to you by sportsbet

Sam Burgess pictured leaving Redfern Oval.

Sam Burgess pictured leaving Redfern Oval.Source: News Corp Australia

That would take him up to the amount he was set to receive as a contracted player over the next three years.

Souths are reportedly waiting on their request to medically retire Burgess from the game before signing off on a deal for the 30 year-old.

That could happen as soon as the end of the week.

Croft to compliment Milford

Croft to compliment Milford

0:56

The role reportedly involves football administration, recuitment and working with sponsors.

“There’s nothing official to say just yet,” Burgess told The Daily Telegraph. “We are working through the deal at the moment and I am excited at the prospect of developing further skills off the field.”

Cowboys go cold on Mitchell

Cowboys go cold on Mitchell

1:01

Source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *