Ex-Wigan Warriors' George Burgess 'signs for new club'

George Burgess' comeback bid in the NRL appears to have moved a step closer.

Monday, 12th July 2021, 10:42 am
George Burgess consoling Oliver Gildart at the Grand Final

The Sydney Daily Telegraph is reporting Burgess has signed a two-year deal with St George Illawarra from next season.

The contract is thought to be on a low income with incentives, if the England prop can get back to full fitness from a hip injury.

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Burgess decided to leave Wigan earlier this year - 12 months into a three-year deal - after being advised to undergo surgery on his longstanding problem.

His move to the Dragons has not been confirmed by the club or the player.

He previously revealed he may return to Wigan in the future, here.