Thomas Burgess joins the Rabbitohs in 2013 alongside his three brothers, having played almost 50 first grade games with the Bradford Bulls over the past two years. Playing alongside identical twin brother George will cause some headaches for commentators this season.
Junior club: Dewsbury Moor ARLFC
Place of birth: Dewsbury, England
Nickname: T, Big T, Thomas the Tank Engine
Representative honours: Two Tests for England (2013); World Cup (2013); Three games for England Knights (2012-13)
Previous clubs and years: Bradford Bulls (2011-12)
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Eels, ANZ Stadium, 23 June 2013 (Rd 15) (**English Super League debut - Bradford Bulls vs London Harlequins, Round 8, 2011)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Eels, ANZ Stadium, 23 June 2013 (Rd 15)
First Grade Games: 9 (9 for the Rabbitohs) **45 English Super League
First Grade Tries: 0 (0 for the Rabbitohs) **4 English Super League
First Grade Points: 0 (0 for the Rabbitohs) **16 English Super League
What do you like to do outside of football: Socialise and play golf.
Community activities: Souths Cares and MNDA.
Education: 10 GCSEs, 3 A/S levels, Level 3 PT.
What do you remember about your debut game: Winning, and taking my first carry.
What are your goals in Rugby League: To play with all of my brothers in a Grand Final.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: Never give up.
What was your first job: Milk boy.
Favourite book: Harry Potter.
Favourite song/album on your iPod: All Falls Down - Kanye West ft Syleena.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: Marbella, 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: Chris Hemsworth.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions: I don't set an alarm to wake up.
Which meal do you cook best: Lasagne.
What could you not live without: Food.
What was your best subject at school: PE.
What was your worst subject at school: Religious Education.
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: Living in France, teaching.
Earliest football memory: Me wearing blue boots and George wearing red boots so they could tell us apart.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: Scoring two tries on my England Knights debut.
Moment that changed your career: Being told off by my Coach and being demoted to the academy team.
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Always enjoy your League.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: Dylan Walker. He has a smart Rugby brain, good kicking game, and sits next to me in the sheds.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): Skydiving.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): My father, by helping us progress through and have good morals.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby league so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Skiing down a black slope in the Austrian Alps without falling.
Of all the past South Sydney players, who are the top three you would liked to have played with? (Drew S. – Member # 36922): George Piggins, Troy Slattery and Sean Garlick.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): Trust and honesty.
Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time (Carl H. – Member # 3002): Troy Slattery - SLATSY!
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): Best thing to happen in my career so far.
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Adrian Morley, Leroy Rivett and Iestyn Harris.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): The world!
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Issac Luke - Bully loves throwing ice water at you.
What is the funniest thing you've seen or heard on a football field? (Scott - Member # 5475): Me spewing up on someone.
At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? (Anthony D. - Member # 12410): Fierce, explosive and feared.