|Birth name||John Burgess|
|Date of birth||8 November 1924|
|Place of birth||Salford, England|
|Date of death||3 May 1997(aged 72)|
|University||Salford Technical College|
|Rugby union career|
John Burgess (8 November 1924 – 3 May 1997) was an English rugby union player and coach.
Burgess was born in Salford, England on 8 November 1924. He graduated from the Salford Technical College with a degree in electrical engineering.
Burgess coached the Lancashire rugby team between 1968 – 1973 and the England national rugby union team between 18 January 1975 – 31 May 1975.
Prior to his coaching career, Burgess played for the Old Salfordians Rugby Union team and the Broughton Park RUFC.
Burgess served as President of the Rugby Football Union between 1987 – 1988.
|Dates from – to||Tests||Won||Drawn||Lost||Win percentage|
|18 January 1975 – 31 May 1975||6||1||0||5||17|
Burgess studied at Salford Technical College for a degree in electrical engineering.
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