With England holding onto a 21-13 lead in the dying stages of their warm-up match on the weekend, Burgess lined up the Irish playmaker and delivered a massive hit that plenty of players around the NRL are familiar with.
Amid much speculation, Burgess was selected in England's RWC side after making the switch to the 15-man code late last year.
Burgess will go head-to-head with the Wallabies in the pool stages of the tournament on Sunday, October 4 (Australia time).
Watch Burgess' massive hit below.
SAM KEEPS SLAMMIN'Former league player Sam Burgess smashes Ian Madigan in England Rugby's 21-13 win over IrishRugby. #slamminsamIs he up to World Cup standard?
Posted by SKY Sport NZ on Monday, 7 September 2015