5. Joe Burgess

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Factfile

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

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
  • Became the first player to score a hat-trick in a World Club Challenge and also scored in Challenge Cup Final loss to Hull

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2018 Statistics

  • 08 Games Played
  • 08 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions

Career Statistics

  • 95 Games Played
  • 91 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions
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Date Played Pos Result Score Try Goal Drop Goal Points
27/04/2018 Widnes Vikings WI W 32 - 24 1 0 0 4
20/04/2018 Castleford Tigers WI W 28 - 12 0 0 0 0
13/04/2018 Leeds Rhinos WI W 9 - 8 0 0 0 0
07/04/2018 Catalans Dragons WI W 32 - 23 1 0 0 4
30/03/2018 St Helens WI L 18 - 21 0 0 0 0
23/03/2018 Huddersfield Giants WI W 48 - 12 2 0 0 8
11/03/2018 Wakefield Trinity WI W 30 - 18 3 0 0 12
02/03/2018 Widnes Vikings WI W 32 - 16 1 0 0 4

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