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Luke Burgess
Australia
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Full name Luke Burgess
Born August 20, 1983, Newcastle, NSW
Current age 31 years 27 days
Major teams Australia Barbarians, Brumbies, Melbourne Rebels, Melbourne Rising, Toulouse, Waratahs, Australia
Position Scrum-half
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 191 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2008-2011 37 23 14 5 1 0 0 0 25 12 0 67.56
Bledisloe Cup 2008-2011 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 30.00
IRB Rugby World Cup 2011-2011 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 100.00
The Rugby Championship 2008-2011 12 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0 33.33

Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Ireland at Melbourne, Jun 14, 2008 match details
Last Test Australia v Wales at Auckland, Oct 21, 2011 match details
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Profile

After serving an apprenticeship under Wallabies legend George Gregan at the Brumbies, Burgess struck out for Sydney and the Waratahs in 2007. Having previously represented Australia at Under-21 level, he soon came to the attention of the Wallabies' selectors and made his Test debut against Ireland in June 2008.

Injury shortened his debut international season but Burgess remained a key player for New South Wales and Australia, although he was forced into a watching brief at Test level following the emergence of Will Genia. Having signed a deal with the Australian Rugby Union through to the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Burgess announed in April of that year that he would be joining Top 14 giants Toulouse following the tournament.

Burgess impressed throughout the 2011 Super Rugby season but fractured his hand late on in the campaign. After facing a race against time to be fit for the World Cup, Burgess is firmly back in the reckoning for the scrum-half berth - despite the form of Will Genia - having been named in the final 30-man squad for the World Cup.

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Mar 28, 2014
The Rebels' Bryce Hegarty and Luke Burgess celebrate victory
The Rebels' Bryce Hegarty and Luke Burgess celebrate victory
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Mar 14, 2014
The Rebels' Luke Burgess feeds a scrum
The Rebels' Luke Burgess feeds a scrum
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Feb 28, 2014
Luke Burgess dives over the line to score a try
Luke Burgess dives over the line to score a try
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Feb 14, 2014
Luke Burgess passes the ball
Luke Burgess passes the ball
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