Sam Burgess named new England captain
Sam Burgess' return to rugby league has been capped by his appointment as England's new captain.
The announcement was made by new England head coach Wayne Bennett at a press conference at the team's hotel in London.
The 27-year-old South Sydney forward has been chosen, ahead of former St Helens prop James Graham, as the successor to Wigan loose forward Sean O'Loughlin, who was last week ruled out of the Ladbrokes Four Nations Series through injury.
"Sam will be our captain," Bennett said. "He leads from the front."
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