5. Joe Burgess

Winger

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Factfile

Position: Wing

Date of birth: 14/10/1994

Heritage number: 1050

Height: 190cm/6ft 3ins

Weight: 94kg/14st 11lbs

Previous club: South Sydney Rabbitohs

Representative honours: England

Wigan Debut: vs Hull KR (A), wing, won 21-16 at DW Stadium, 02/08/2013

Honours

World Club Challenge Winner: 2017

Super League Finalist: 2014, 2015

Super League Dream Team: 2015

Profile

  • Made first team debut in 2013

  • Scored four tries in 2014 pre-season game against Leigh and in WCC warm-up against New Zealand Warriors
  • Played and scored in the 2014 World Club Challenge against Sydney Roosters
  • Scored 25 tries in just 27 games during first full season in the team
  • Named Club’s Young Player of the Year in 2014
  • Played and scored in two Grand Finals for Wigan in 2014 and 2015
  • Made England debut in 2015 and played in Test Series against New Zealand

  • Spent 2016 in the NRL with Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs
  • Unable to break into the Roosters team he joined the Rabbitohs on loan and scored five tries in impressive nine game spell
  • Returns to Wigan in 2017 on three-year deal

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