ONE OF THE GREATEST ENGLISHMEN TO PLAY RUGBY LEAGUE IN AUSTRALIA
Sam Burgess, remembered by many as the man who put in a Clive Churchill Medal winning performance playing the entire 2014 NRL Grand Final with a broken cheekbone, started his Rugby League career in England, debuting for the Bradford Bulls in 2006. After a great first season, Sam was named as Young Player of the Year in the Super League.
In 2010, Sam signed with the South Sydney Rabbitohs after being enticed by Rabbitohs owner, Russell Crowe and his vision to turn the club into world beaters. Since then, Sam’s Rugby League career has been nothing short of sensational. His achievements include;
In 2014, Sam made the switch from rugby league to rugby union and spent the 2014/15 season playing for Bath Rugby in the UK. Sam’s extraordinary skill and ability on the pitch saw him flourish in rugby union’s format, ensuring his selection in the England squad to represent his country at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Sam returned to the NRL and the Rabbitohs in 2016 and continues to play for his beloved club.
Sam Burgess has become a household name in Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain through his courageous ball running abilities and steadfast defence. His aptitude on the field is a direct result of his hard work and dedication to the game, made possible thanks to his partners Fox Sports, Canterbury and Westfield Eastgardens.
Sam is available for a range of corporate speaking and MC arrangements. For more information, please visit www.selspeakers.com.