Schalk Burger

South Africa's Schalk Burger set to make return to competitive rugby
Tuesday 24th September 17:12

Springboks loose forward Schalk Burger will make a welcome return to competitive rugby this week.

Schalk Burger is heading home to recover from bacterial meningitis
Thursday 11th April 12:33

South Africa international Schalk Burger has been discharged from hospital, having undergone treatment for bacterial meningitis.

Burger contracts bacterial meningitis
Thursday 28th March 13:34

South Africa international Schalk Burger has contracted bacterial meningitis after undergoing an operation.

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger's comeback has been delayed
Monday 18th February 15:03

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger has been ruled out of the first three weeks of Super Rugby after his comeback from a long-term knee injury was delayed again.

Burger wary of Pocock threat
Wednesday 5th October 15:17

South Africa star Schalk Burger believes Australia will be handed a "massive boost" when David Pocock returns

More injury woe for Boks
Monday 1st November 13:13

Schalk Burger and Juan de Jongh have been withdrawn from the Springbok squad as a result of injuries suffered in the Currie Cup final.

Burger boost for Stormers
Monday 1st March 14:27

Stormers captain Schalk Burger is set to return to action for Saturday's clash with the Highlanders at Newlands.

Burger - I'm no thug
Thursday 2nd July 17:10

South Africa forward Schalk Burger has insisted he is "not a rugby thug".

No doubts about Burger
Tuesday 23rd June 17:42

South Africa assistant coach Gary Gold says that Schalk Burger was always their first choice at flanker.

Schalk Burger
Wednesday 13th May 12:48

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Burger not keen on Saracens
Thursday 26th February 10:19

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger has insisted that he is not interested in a move to Saracens.

Sarries scout Stormers
Wednesday 25th February 13:43

Several Stormers players claim that they have been contacted about a move to Guinness Premiership side Saracens.

Duo to miss Sarries match
Wednesday 21st January 20:45

South Africa stars Schalk Burger and Conrad Jantjes have been ruled out of Stormers' pre-season friendly against Saracens.

Burger: We're still learning
Wednesday 19th November 15:52

Schalk Burger admits South Africa are still adapting to the stricter refereeing protocols on their tour of the northern hemisphere.

Boks missing star trio
Friday 23rd May 13:00

South Africa will be without World Cup-winners Schalk Burger, Fourie du Preez and Jacque Fourie for both summer Tests against Wales.

Burger back for Stormers
Wednesday 12th March 19:28

The Stormers have South Africa flanker Schalk Burger back in the side for their clash with the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Burger not a good sport
Monday 25th February 21:14

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger has been found guilty of "an act contrary to good sportsmanship".

Boks appeal Burger ban
Wednesday 12th September 10:01

South Africa have confirmed they are appealing against Schalk Burger's four-match ban which could keep him out of the World Cup.

Burger back to beef up Stormers
Tuesday 9th January 16:33

Springbok Schalk Burger will make his first appearance since June on Saturday.


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