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Double delight for SA pair

They’ve had totally different footballing journeys, but on Sunday first-year players Jack Lukosius and Chris Burgess will both make their AFL debut.

5:36pm  Mar 22, 2019

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Burgess speaks about his debut

4:30pm  Mar 22, 2019

Chris Burgess' Phone Call

6:26pm  Mar 21, 2019

Burgess post-match

10:42pm  Mar 3, 2019

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Chris
Burgess

Height
191 cm
DOB
26-11-1995
Weight
82 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
0
Career
0
Goals
2019
0
Career
0
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
ChrisBurgess

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: -
Brownlow Medal: -
Junior Club: West Adelaide (SANFL).
Draft History: 2018 Special Assistance State-League Player.

Burgess was one of three state-league players to join the SUNS in 2018 as part of the Special Assistance provided by the AFL Commission. The 22-year-old originally played for West Adelaide in the SANFL as an intercepting, contested-marking defender but was moved to attack at the end of 2017 where he immediately made an impact. Since then, the utility kicked 18 goals in as many games in 2018 to finish equal-fourth in West Adelaide’s best and fairest.

Burgess’ flexibility as a key-position utility gives him plenty of upside in a new-look SUNS list for 2019. His biggest challenge will be adjusting to the rigours of being in the AFL system. He will need a big pre-season to cement himself in Stuart Dew’s plans, but if he can improve his fitness and ground coverage, he will be in the frame for an AFL debut in 2019.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
7 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
11 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
12 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
13 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Gold Coast Suns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points