LA Giltinis re-signed Luke Burton through the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 27-year-old center/fullback/flyhalf (28 in Feb) is 5’11” and 200 lbs.
Luke played 1150 minutes in 16 matches, starting 14, and scored 40 points (14 conversions and 4 penalty goals) for LA in 2021.
He played for San Diego Legion in the pandemic shortened 2000 season, playing 400 minutes, starting 5 matches, and scoring 38 points (11 conversions and 5 penalty goals.
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 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.