Louise Burgess

NAME: Louise Burgess

POSITION: Wing

DOB: 9/8/1994

BIRTHPLACE: Banbury

HEIGHT: 1.72m / 5ft 8in

WEIGHT: 66kg / 10st 3lbs

PREVIOUS CLUBS: Richmond

HONOURS: England University 7s


CHIEFS APPEARANCES: 4

CHIEFS TRIES: 4

CHIEFS POINTS: 20


ABOUT LOUISE: Louise began playing rugby at university, where she would end up featuring for the England Universities side, featuring for their 7s side.

Prior to joining the Chiefs, she enjoyed a season playing in the Premier 15s for Richmond, before making the move to Devon to team up with Susie Appleby's new-look team at Exeter.

Already she has written her name into the history books with her new club, scoring the first-ever hat-trick of tries by a female player for the Chiefs in a comprehensive 76-5 victory over DMP Sharks in February 2021 at Sandy Park.

Away from the game, Burgess is a researcher at the Orthopaedic Research Institute at Bournemouth University, combining her role there with studying part-time for a PhD.

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