Travis Burns

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Travis Burns
Personal information
Full name Travis Burns
Born (1984-02-06) 6 February 1984 (age 30)
Texas, Queensland, Australia
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb)
Playing information
Position Five-eighth, Hooker, Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–2007 Manly-Warringah 38 3 17 0 46
2008–2009 Nth. Qld. Cowboys 34 7 0 0 28
2010–2012 Penrith Panthers 55 13 25 1 103
2013– Hull KR 36 6 54 2 134
Total 163 29 96 3 311
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013 Exiles 1 0 0 0 0
As of 25 May 2014
Source: Rugby League project

Travis Burns (born 6 February 1984) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for Hull Kingston Rovers of Super League. He formerly played for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition. He is a utility player, currently playing 5/8, and was rookie of the year in 2006 for the Manly Sea Eagles.

Travis signed a three-year deal to play five-eighth for the North Queensland Cowboys, starting in 2008. He missed numerous games in his first season due to injuries and suspension.[1]

After only two years at the Cowboys, Burns signed a two-year contract with the Penrith Panthers prior to the 2010 season.[2]

Burns made his debut for the Penrith Panthers in Round 1, 2010, against the Canberra Raiders alongside Adrian Purtell, Kevin Kingston and Nigel Plum. Burns scored his first try for the club in Round 6 against the New Zealand Warriors with the Panthers winning 40-12. Burns played 19 games for the Panthers in 2010 scoring 4 times. Burns alongside Kevin Kingston both signed extensions with the Panthers until the 2013 season.[3]

He currently plays for Hull KR, and is their regular kicker, having scored 48 goals in 14 appearances during the 2014 season.[4]

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