Burgess puts to bed weeks of signing rumours

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St George Illawarra has announced the signing of erstwhile South Sydney front-rower George Burgess to a two-year deal.

Burgess, who famously played 150 games for the Rabbitohs betwixt 2012-2019, volition officially marque his instrumentality to the NRL adjacent play pursuing a stint with English Super League nine Wigan.

A hep wounded ended the 29-year-old's stint with Wigan successful 2020, aft conscionable 8 games.

Rumours of the premiership-winning prop making a instrumentality to the NRL had been swirling for weeks, with the nine officially confirming the quality today.

"George volition marque a important publication to america present astatine the Dragons connected and disconnected the field; his acquisition and vocation achievements volition lone person a affirmative power connected the improvement of the younger players presently wrong our squad," said Dragons shot brag Ben Haran.

George Burgess (Getty)

"While helium has immoderate obstacles inactive to flooded pursuing his well-documented surgery, our aesculapian unit person already commenced moving with George connected his rehabilitation.

"Everyone is committed to helping George get backmost to his warring champion up of the 2022 season, but nary idiosyncratic much than George himself. We're looking guardant to him and his household joining the club."

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