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Thomas Burgess

Thomas Burgess
  • Date of Birth: 21-04-1992
  • Height: 196cm
  • Weight: 120kg
  • Position: Prop
  • Rep. Honours: 14 Tests for England (2013-17); Four Nations (2014); World Cup (2013); One game for World All Stars (2016); Three games for England Knights (2012-13)
  • Junior Clubs: Dewsbury Moor
  • Previous Clubs: Bradford Bulls (2011-12)
  • FG Debut: Rabbitohs vs Eels, ANZ Stadium, 23 June 2013 (Rd 15) (**English Super League debut - Bradford Bulls vs London Harlequins, Odsal Stadium, 3 April 2011, Rd 8)
  • Club Debut: Rabbitohs vs Eels, ANZ Stadium, 23 June 2013 (Rd 15)
  • Twitter: thomas_burgess
  • Instagram: thomasburgess

Thomas Burgess stepped his game up a notch once again in season 2016, regularly finding himself in the Rabbitohs starting side. Thomas played 19 games in 2016. Twin brother George, and older brother Sam are also part of the Rabbitohs squad. Fancies himself as a rap artist.

Nickname: T, Big T, Knowone, Teezus, Busy

Birthplace: Dewsbury, England

Hobbies: Socialise, play golf, hit the café scene and cooking

Awards and Honours: Dally M Peter Frilingos Memorial Award (2013)

NRL Games:

85 (85 for the Rabbitohs) **46 English Super League

NRL Tries:

3 (3 for the Rabbitohs) **4 English Super League

NRL Points:

12 (12 for the Rabbitohs) **16 English Super League

 

What are your goals in Rugby League?

To play with all of my brothers in a Grand Final, and to win the double

What’s your earliest football memory?

Getting blue Puma King boots and George got red so they can tell the difference.

What’s the best advice you’ve received from someone?

Never give up

What was your first job?

Milk round

Biggest influence on your career?

My father, by helping us progress through and have good morals