Sam Burgess has been charged with intimidation after a domestic dispute.
On the same day as he announced his retirement from rugby league, Auckland Orcas captain Sam Burgess has been charged with intimidation by NSW Police.
Burgess is alleged to have been involved in an incident with the father of his estranged wife at Glenquarry, east of Bowral.
According to a NSW Police statement: "About 4pm on Saturday 19 October 2019, police were called to an address at Glenquarry, in relation to a domestic dispute.
"Police from The Hume Police District attended and an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order was applied for on behalf of a 63-year-old man. Following further inquiries, on Wednesday 30 October 2019, a 30-year-old man was charged with the offence of Intimidation (DV related).
"It’s alleged the man intimidated the older man during the incident."
Burgess is due to appear at Moss Vale Local Court on December 18.