Rugby: Burgess out of hospital after neck injury

Sam Burgess in action for the England rugby union side

Rugby League star Sam Burgess has been released from hospital following a serious neck injury. The England forward was playing for the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Sunday when he was involved in a serious collision and was stretchered off. It was feared the dual code international had sustained serious neck and spinal damage, but is now expected to make a full recovery.

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