5. Joe Burgess


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Player Profile


Position: Wing
Date of birth: 14/10/1994
Heritage number: 1050
Height: 192cm/6ft 4ins
Weight: 97kg/15st 3lbs
Previous club: South Sydney Rabbitohs
Representative honours: England
Wigan Debut: vs Hull KR (A), wing, won 21-16 at DW Stadium, 02/08/2013


World Club Challenge: 2017
Super League: 2018
Super League Dream Team: 2015


A winger of international calibre who has had spells in both the Super League and the NRL before returning to his home town Club in 2017, signing a three-year deal

  • Became only the second player to score a hat-trick in a World Club Challenge after crossing the whitewash three times against Cronulla in 2017
  • Made his First Team debut in 2013
  • Played and scored in the 2014 World Club Challenge against his future employers Sydney Roosters
  • Scored 25 tries in just 27 games during his first full season in the team in 2014, before being named the Club’s Young Player of the Year
  • Played and scored in two Grand Finals for Wigan (2014 vs St Helens and 2015 vs Leeds)
  • Was named in the 2015 Super League Dream Team, after scoring 23 tries during the campaign
  • Made his England debut in 2015 and played in the Test Series against New Zealand

  • Spent 2016 in the NRL with Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs
  • Joined the Rabbitohs on loan and scored five tries in an impressive nine game spell
  • Returned to Wigan in 2017 and scored at Wembley in the Challenge Cup Final loss to Hull FC
  • Scored eight tries in eight games in 2018, before picking up a knee injury in the win against Widnes in May which ruled the winger out for the rest of the season

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Career Statistics

  • 95 Games Played
  • 91 Tries Scored
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