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Sam Burgess

Sam Burgess is one of the greatest Englishmen to play Rugby League in Australia – remembered by many as the man who put in a Clive Churchill Medal winning performance playing the whole 2014 NRL Grand Final with a broken cheekbone.

Sam started his Rugby League career in England, he made his debut for the Bradford Bulls in 2006. After a great first full season he was named as Young Player of the Year in the Super League.

Word of Sam’s sporting potential spread across the globe and was picked up by Russell Crowe, Oscar winning actor and owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Sam was taken by Russell’s vision to turn the Rabbitohs into world-beaters and signed for the club in 2010. Sam’s Rugby League career at the Rabbitohs as been nothing short of sensational, with the 2014 season as a particular highlight:

  • Winner of the NRL Grand Final
  • Clive Churchill Medal Winner
  • George Piggins Medal Winner
  • Jack Rayners Players’ Player Award Winner
  • Bob McCarthy Clubman of the Year Award Winner
  • Burrow Appreciation Award Winner


Sam made the switch from Rugby League to Rugby Union in 2014, when he moved back to the UK and spent the 2014/15 season playing for Bath Rugby who made their way to the Aviva Premiership finals.

Sam has now returned to the NRL and his beloved Rabbitohs for the 2016 season.


  • Sam is a dual international rugby player
  • England and Great Britain Rugby League
    • 17 caps including representing England in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup
  • England Rugby Union
    • 5 caps including representing England in the 2015 Rugby World Cup


Sam has become a household name in Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain through his courageous ball running abilities and steadfast defence.


Sam is available for a range of corporate speaking and MC arrangements. For more information, please visit

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