Recruited as a mature age recruit, Chris already has the physicality to slot straight into the Gold Coast side. After developing in the SANFL for The Bloods, Chris finds himself seeking to prove himself at the top level.
Capable of playing both ends of the ground Chris will be an instant weapon for the young SUNS. Burgess was able to crack into the Gold Coast team and prove a valuable asset, playing a number of roles in 2019.
Look for the big man to develop further in 2020.