Throwback: Sam Burgess rocks Sonny Bill Williams

Today we throwback to Round 1 of the 2013 NRL season when Sonny Bill Williams made his return to rugby league.

There was huge hype around the game as his Sydney Roosters’ side took on South Sydney.

In the Rabbitohs ranks was the NRL’s leading forward slammin’ Sam Burgess and he certainly let SBW know his arrival back in the 13-man code wouldn’t be plain sailing.

Sam had taken in a goal-line drop-out late in the first half and headed straight for Sonny Bill.

Having just come off the bench the Kiwi was clearly unprepared for what was about to hit him.

Burgess steamrollered over the top of his rival, something that had never happened to SBW before in either rugby code. Watch below…

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