Burty's Commentary Debut

Our very own Parramatta Eels legend Luke Burt made his debut of a different kind last Sunday as the Pirtek Eels took on the Gold Coast Titans.


Burty was miked up and handed a Channel 9 microphone to become the sideline commentator for the first time.


He says he wasn't nervous at all and handled it like a seasoned professional.


"Just before my first comment I was nervous - I didn't sound it, of course, but I was," Burty laughed.


"I really enjoyed it, something I'd like to do in the future. Pity I had laryngitis and sounded a bit unco - but next time I should be better!"


"Everyone from Channel Nine was very helpful; I was having a great time on the sideline. Whether it be on TV or radio it's something I'd like to do more of in the future."


What did you think of Burty's contribution? Click here to send us an email with your feedback!