|Full name||William John Edward Burgoyne|
|Bay Roskill Vikings|
Burgoyne played for both the Marist Saints and the Bay Roskill Vikings in the Auckland Rugby League competition. In 1968 he was selected for Auckland. He again played for Auckland in 1969, including in Auckland's 14-15 loss to Australia.
He was first selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1972, as part of the squad for that year's World Cup. He played in three games at the tournament, scoring a try against Great Britain. He played one more test for New Zealand, again against Great Britain, in 1974.
- William John Edward BURGOYNE, William John Edward (1970 - 74) # 487 nzleague.co.nz
- William Burgoyne rugbyleagueproject.org
- Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.
- John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. p. 188. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2.