Burgess in de­fence of big brother

The Courier-Mail - - NEWS -

RAB­BITOHS for­ward Tom Burgess re­vealed his brother Sam’s stiff up­per lip de­fied the sex­ting probe he is at the cen­tre of when he took to the turf to take on the Dragons in the club’s much-an­tic­i­pated sud­den death fi­nals clash.

Ral­ly­ing to his mar­ried older sib­ling’s de­fence af­ter it was re­vealed the pre­mier­ship star’s ver­i­fied so­cial me­dia ac­counts were used in video chats that sparked a young woman’s com­plaints about lewd be­hav­iour, Tom said: “He (Sam) is all right and got on with the job.”

Burgess’s heav­ily preg­nant wife Phoebe was a no-show for her sched­uled ap­pear­ance at Rand­wick on Satur­day. SPORT P56

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