Sam Burgess is regularly approached after Bath games by South Sydney Rabbitohs fans seeking an autograph for their jerseys - and Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has his own thoughts on why this is happening even in England
Russell Crowe is not a fan of Bath's blue, white and black hoopsGetty Images
Bristol boss Andy Robinson has told winger Andy Short to stay away from the club for the rest of the season after he revealed he was joining promotion rivals Worcester Warriors at the end of the current campaign.
A quick glance at Sonny Bill Williams - all that ink, those bulging muscles and his slick short back and sides - leads you to the suspicion that the code-hopping, globe-trotting All Blacks centre is quite the modern man. Now he's proved it.