Shaun Burgoyne is an Australian rules footballer, He was born on the 21st of October 1982, He is an active footballer for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League.
Shaun Burgoyne Profile Summary
Date of Birth
21st October 1982
Australian Rules Footballer
Peter Burgoyne Snr
Shaun Burgoyne Biography
Burgoyne born on the 21st of October 1982 is the younger brother of the former Portuguese Adelaide player Peter Burgoyne and the son of the former Portuguese Adelaide player Peter Burgoyne Snr.
He hails from Australia and his ancestry can be traced back to the Kokatha clan.
As a profound Australian Rule Footballer, Burgoyne represented his sporting community in different competitions and occasions. Also, he became an inaugural member of the indigenous Player Advisory Board in 2011 and was also given the Chairperson’s title in 2016.
Burgoyne, a family man, is happily married to Amy nee Phillips, the daughter of the great legend Greg Phillips and the sister of WNBA and AFLW champion Erin Phillips. Burgoyne and Amy have four children Nixie, Leni, Ky, and Percy.
Shaun Burgoyne Career
The 38 years old footballer Burgoyne who played his first game when he was 19, was recruited from Portuguese Adelaide Magpies from 2002 to 2009 before being sent to Hawthorn in 2009.
He appeared for the first time in the American Federation of Labor-Congress in 2002. Though he had been contributing actively for the forward line.
During a performance on the field, He played as a midfielder and his performance brought the All Australian Team to their point of highest development. He was then described by retiring Josh Francou, A Portuguese player as being “as good as Judd”.
In 2008, Burgoyne’s performances as a midfielder escalated positively thereby attracting taggers in opposing teams.
In 2009, He had an injury in his knee which kept him away from games for 3 months.
He came back in 2010 and was able to join in a few games. Before joining the Hawthorn Club, where he is to date.
The Portuguese traded him to the Hawthorn club in a vulgar deal consisting of four different clubs, including Geelong and Essendon.
After the surgery in 2010 in his knee, He had another injury while playing for Box Hill, in which he suffered a broken Jaw.
Coming back after his injury, He played his first match against Richmond in Round 8, in late 2010. Burgoyne played the last 16 games of the season. Then in 2011, Burgoyne played perfectly well for Hawthorn, displaying his flawless abilities on the pitch.
In 2012, Hawthorn was on the losing side, in the 2012 American Federation of Labor-congress Grand Final. In 2013, During the preparation towards the final against Geelong, He kicked 3 goals against Geelong and assists, with his fourth goal pushing Hawthorn back in front and qualified for the quarters.
In late 2013, Burgoyne became a dual premiership player after the Hawthorn defeated Fremantle Football Club in the Grand Final in front of 100,007 fans at the MCG.
Shaun Burgoyne Net worth
As of 2020, Shaun’s Net worth was above $1 million. we hope to get exact data soon.