Jacques Burger rugby player
Jacques Burger rugby player

Jacques Burger

29th Jul 1983 1.88m/106kg Openside Flanker

The Three Biggest Omissions In The World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday evening the 2022 World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year was unveiled at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco on Sunday.   Every year there are players who can feel hard...

"His value to Saracens is irreplaceable" - Prasie heaped on Theo McFarland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Praise has been heaped upon Theo McFarland following his man-of-the-match display against Leicester Tigers.    Few will have known of the Samoan international when Saracens announced his signing...

The Star-Studded Saracens Team That Won Their First Premiership Title 10 Years Ago Today

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens were crowned English champions for the first time ten years ago today.   Steve Borthwick led Saracens to their first-ever Premiership title beating Leicester Tigers, the team Borthwick...

Nigel Owens Picks His Number 1 Hardest Player

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary referee Nigel Owens has singled out the man he believes to be the hardest player he has come across on the pitch.   In a new publication by Luke Upton entitled Hard Men of Rugby, Owens...

WATCH: The very best of Jacques Burger's HUGE tackles

2 years ago by Rugby Dump

Namibian legend Jacques Burger recently joined Rugbypass to discuss the long list of injuries he sustained throughout his brutal career.

Ultimate Rugby's All Time European Imported XV

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since rugby went professional in 1995, European clubs have searched the market to sign top players to help propel them to glory both domestically and in Europe.   We have picked a XV of...

Jacques Burger describes extent of injury-related surgeries in revealing interview

2 years ago by Rugby Dump

During his time as a player, Namibian internationalist Jacques Burger earned himself a reputation as one of the hardest men to ever play the game. Now, after his retirement in 2016, the former player reveals...

The Toulon 23 That Won The Heineken Cup For The Second Time

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2014, Toulon went back to back winning their second Heineken Cup under Bernard Laporte.  The side a season before featured some of the best players in the world in the...

Where rugby defences and Dennis Rodman converge

2 years ago by Rugby World

Insights into the basketball star's methods covered in Netflix's The Last Dance generate some interesting views on micro-skills and analysis in rugbyAll over them: Rodman and Jacques Burger defend (Getty...

Rugby's Biggest Bruisers - Part Four

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

In Part Four of our Rugby's Biggest Bruisers series, we take a look at a bulldozing Fijian, a not-so-gentle giant South African and a battle-hardened Namibian...     READ PART ONE HERE   READ...