Freddie Burns to make Bath exit

Freddie Burns has played 66 times for Bath Rugby
Freddie Burns has played 66 times for Bath Rugby

Former England international Freddie Burns is set to make an exit from Bath Rugby at the end of the ongoing season.

The 29-year-old joined Bath Rugby in 2017 after representing Gloucester Rugby and Leicester Tigers in the past and has made 66 appearances for the Recreation Ground based club. Overall, he has made 185 Premiership appearances for the three clubs combined scoring 1344 points in it.

“I’d like to thank the Bath supporters for the love they’ve shown me over my three years with the club," Burns confirmed the news on his social media account.

"As a Bath boy I’ll always be a Bath fan and I wish everyone all the best moving forward.”

Burns, who had featured for England Under 20 and Saxons in the past, made his Test debut for the red rose team in 2012 and played five Tests with his last international appearance coming in 2014. He will be featuring for Tokyo-based Toyota Shokki Shuttles next season.

Bath director of rugby Stuart Hooper wished Burns good luck on his future endeavours.

“It’s always great to see a departing player move on with such exciting opportunities and a contract secured for the next stage of their career. We wish Freddie all the best at his new club and thank him for his contribution to ours.”