George Burgess made his NRL debut in 2012 and will be looking for more top level game time in 2013. Tasted international football playing for the England Knights squad at the end of last season. One of four brothers at the Rabbitohs with the addition of his twin brother Thomas to the squad this year. George was awarded the RLPA Rookie of the Year Award in 2013.
Junior club: Dewsbury Moor ARLFC
Place of birth: Dewsbury, England
Representative honours: Five Tests for England (2013); World Cup (2013); Two games for England Knights (2012)
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Bulldogs, ANZ Stadium, 2 June 2012 (Rd 13)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Bulldogs, ANZ Stadium, 2 June 2012 (Rd 13)
First Grade Games: 27 (27 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Tries: 7 (7 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Points: 28 (28 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Games: 11 (11 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Tries: 2 (2 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Points: 8 (8 for the Rabbitohs)
What do you remember about your debut game: It was very fast and exciting. I just wanted more!
What are your goals in Rugby League: To win premierships and to play for my country.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: Believe in yourself. Believe you can be the best!
What was your first job: Milk man.
What are you reading at the moment: My player profile which I am filling out!
Favourite book: Harry Potter.
Favourite song/album on your iPod: Beneath Your Beautiful - Labrinth ft. Emeli Sande.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: Spain.
Where is one place in the world you want to go, but are yet to travel to: Las Vegas.
Which actor would play you best in a movie: Dolph Lundgren.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions: Eat well, usually Spaghetti Bolognese, and prepare well.
Which meal do you cook best: Spaghetti Bolognese.
What could you not live without: My phone.
What was your best subject at school: Art and design.
What was your worst subject at school: Religious studies.
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: Travelling the world, working in bars.
Earliest football memory: Playing in deep snow and breaking my nose.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: Playing alongside my brothers.
Moment that changed your career: Moving to Australia!
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Enjoy yourself and keep working hard at training.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: Tyrone Phillips - he's fast and skilful and works hard.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): To do a skydive over the Grand Canyon.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): My brothers and my Dad for helping find the love for the game.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby league so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Passing my subjects at school.
Of all the past South Sydney players, who are the top three you would liked to have played with? (Drew S. – Member # 36922): Troy Slattery, Bob McCarthy and Mark 'Spudd' Carroll.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): The team as a whole - players and coaches combined.
Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time (Carl H. – Member # 3002): Bob McCarthy.
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): I'm proud to wear the colours of the most successful Club in history!
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Andy Farrell and Barry McDermott.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): Everything.
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Issac Luke.