20 Hugely Hyped Rugby Players Who Faded Away

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20 Hugely Hyped Rugby Players Who Faded Away
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With Sam Burgess on his way to English rugby union, expectations will be high for the rugby league star to make an impact for England at next year’s World Cup.

It is a tall order, but the hype around the Great Britain man has already been built up.

He can look back down the years at this list of players who were hyped in their early days, only to fall away quite quickly from international contention.

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