Thomas Burgess
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Thomas Burgess

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Tom. Professional rugby league footballer signed to the South Sydney Rabbitohs (NRL). He has played for the England Knights, England and Great Britain at international level.

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DAVID DALTON
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Thomas Burgess

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Thomas Burgess debuted for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2013, completing the Burgess quarter after he joined his brothers and former Rabbitohs players Sam, Luke and twin brother George. Since his debut, Thomas has established himself as one of the premier props in the game.

Tom was born in Dewsbury West Yorkshire and began his Rugby League career in the Leeds Rhinos junior development squad and he later went on to play for the Bradford Bulls in 2011. After being offered a one -year contract to join his three brother at the Rabbitohs, Thomas move to Sydney to make his NRL debut. As a result of Thomas’ arrival, the Rabbitohs became the first club in more than a century to field a team featuring four brothers. In 2019 The Rabbitohs offered Tom a 5 year contract which reflects his importance to the team and the success he had helped achieve.

The impact of the four Burgess brothers was significant and the South Sydney Rabbitohs went on to win the 2014 NRL Grand Final, defeating the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 30-6. Thomas was an integral member of the premiership winning side and helped break the clubs 43 year premiership drought.

In 2013, Thomas made his international debut for England at the Rugby League World Cup and has since gone on to play 22 tests for his country. Thomas played a key role in England’s Test Series win over New Zealand and in 2016 he was selected and played in all 3 Four Nations test matches.

Thomas is now a regular in the Rabbitohs starting side and also represents his country against Samoa and other international games.

Tom met his now fiancé, model Tahlia, and they welcomed their first daughter Sophie in August 2019 and their second daughter Elodie in November 2020.

Tom sadly lost his father in 2007 to Motor Neurone Disease. This tragic loss, brought him and his family closer together and they have all become proud advocates for MND Australia to raise awareness and funding to try and find a cure for the terrible disease. Tom also works very closely with Save Our Sons.

Thomas Burgess is available for a range of corporate speaking and MC arrangements, he shares insights on how to achieve career and personal goals and overcoming mental challenges.

Tom has a strong social media following and shares not just his sporting activities but also his healthy lifestyle homelife and can offer collaboration opportunities with like-minded brands.

For more information, please contact:

David Dalton | General Manager
+61 417 516 818
david@chictalent.com.au
For more information,
please contact:

DAVID DALTON
General Manager

david@chictalent.com.au

+61 417 516 818