Bath Rugby have announced the signing of rugby league superstar Sam Burgess on a three-year contract.
Burgess’ club, the South Sydney Rabbitohs, were reportedly offered a £500,000 transfer fee to release him from his contract two years early
The Rabbitohs are owned by the movie star, Russell Crowe.
The 2015 Six Nations starts on 6 February, giving Burgess around three months to adapt for that tournament. The 2015 World Cup, which is being held in England, starts in September.