San Diego Legion Signs Luke Burton

San Diego Legion signed Luke Burton for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 25-year-old flyhalf (26 in Feb) is 5’11” and 198 lbs. He also has played inside center and fullback.

Luke is from Perth, Western Australia. He attended Hale School where he played rugby and played age-grade rugby in Western Australia. He also played on the Australia Under-20s in the IRB Junior World Championship in 2013 in France and in 2014 in New Zealand.

He played for Western Force from 2014-2017 and earned 25 Super Rugby caps. He also played for Perth Spirit from 2014-2016, making 11 National Rugby Championship appearances. From 2017-2019 he played in the France Pro 2 with Biarritz Olympique, making 31 appearances.

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