Philip Burger

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Philip Burger
Birth name Philip Boshoff Burger
Date of birth (1980-08-28) August 28, 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Pretoria, South Africa
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2011 Perpignan 46 (47)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
FS Cheetahs
FS Cheetahs
Griffons (loan)
Correct as of 27 October 2012
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007 & 2011 Cheetahs 18 (20)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2006 South Africa

Philip Burger (born 28 August 1980 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a rugby union player.[1]

He is a Springbok Rugby Sevens player, and represented South Africa at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. He was the top try scorer at the IRB Sevens tournament in George, South Africa in 2006. He is the son of 3-times capped Bok, Thys Burger.

Burger played Currie Cup rugby for the Free State Cheetahs from 2005 to 2007. In 2006 he was the top try scorer in the Currie Cup competition. Burger won the Currie Cup with the Cheetahs in 2005 and in 2006 (when the Cheetahs shared it with the Bulls). He played Super 14 Rugby for the Cheetahs in 2007. He is in the current squad for the French Club USA Perpignan, in the Heineken Cup and Top 14,[2] and was part of the title winning squad in 2008/09.


  1. ^ Philip Burger player profile ESPN
  2. ^ "Perpignan and Toulon top the pile". 24 April 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2010.

External links

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Philip Burger". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
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