Fantasy Radar - George Burgess
With the start of the NRL season just around the corner, it’s time for South Sydney Rabbitohs Members and supporters to start thinking about the important stuff - which players should be going into their NRL Fantasy teams in 2018.
Over the rest of pre-season, we will be giving you the low down on the Rabbitohs stars that will look good in your team. First up is…
Last year was a tough year for George Burgess, who struggled to find the top form he is accustomed to.
However, in years gone by George has been a solid Fantasy option, producing big scores that have matched the best fantasy guns.
With a fresh pre-season under his belt for the first time in five years, the big man is looking a hot smoky at a modest price for fantasy punters.
Total 2017 fantasy points
92.9 average running metres, 645 post contact metres
With the salary cap increasing to 9.4m this year Burgess’ $387,000 price tag could be a steal if he hits his straps early in the season.
With talk about older brother Sam Burgess potentially returning to the front row, it could take away from his minutes on the field. That's one to monitor.
If you are looking for a value front row option, George just could be the diamond in the rough you are looking for.