5. Joe Burgess

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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

Challenge Cup Finalist: 2017

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 in 2014 before being named Club’s Young Player of the Year
  • 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
  • Returned to Wigan in 2017 on three-year deal
  • Scored a hat-trick in World Club Challenge win over Cronulla and also scored in Challenge Cup Final loss to Hull

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2017 Statistics

  • 26 Games Played
  • 26 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions

Career Statistics

  • 87 Games Played
  • 83 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions
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Date Played Pos Result Score Try Goal Drop Goal Points
17/09/2017 Castleford Tigers WI L 20 - 38 0 0 0 0
01/09/2017 St Helens WI W 26 - 16 0 0 0 0
26/08/2017 Hull FC WI L 14 - 18 1 0 0 4
18/08/2017 Salford Red Devils WI W 42 - 6 2 0 0 8
11/08/2017 Huddersfield Giants WI W 18 - 4 0 0 0 0
04/08/2017 Leeds Rhinos WI L 16 - 32 0 0 0 0
30/07/2017 Salford Red Devils WI W 27 - 14 0 0 0 0
21/07/2017 Leeds Rhinos WI W 34 - 0 0 0 0 0
13/07/2017 Warrington Wolves WI L 10 - 16 0 0 0 0
08/07/2017 Catalans Dragons WI W 32 - 10 3 0 0 12
02/07/2017 Widnes Vikings WI W 28 - 12 2 0 0 8
23/06/2017 Huddersfield Giants CE D 19 - 19 0 0 0 0
17/06/2017 Warrington Wolves WI W 27 - 26 2 0 0 8
08/06/2017 Leigh Centurions CE L 34 - 50 1 0 0 4
03/06/2017 Hull FC CE L 26 - 39 1 0 0 4
25/05/2017 St Helens CE L 19 - 22 1 0 0 4
20/05/2017 Warrington Wolves CE D 24 - 24 1 0 0 4
14/05/2017 Swinton Lions CE W 42 - 12 2 0 0 8
05/05/2017 Salford Red Devils CE L 16 - 31 0 0 0 0
29/04/2017 Castleford Tigers CE L 4 - 54 0 0 0 0
23/04/2017 Catalans Dragons CE W 42 - 22 2 0 0 8
14/04/2017 St Helens CE W 29 - 18 2 0 0 8
03/03/2017 Leigh Centurions CE W 20 - 0 0 0 0 0
24/02/2017 Widnes Vikings WI W 28 - 26 2 0 0 8
19/02/2017 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks WI W 22 - 6 3 0 0 12
11/02/2017 Salford Red Devils WI W 26 - 16 1 0 0 4

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