Schalk Burger rugby player
Schalk Burger rugby player

Schalk Burger

13th Apr 1983 1.93m/114kg Openside Flanker

The last time the Springboks beat the All Blacks in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will be looking to defend an impressive away record against Springboks.   New Zealand suffered a home series defeat to Ireland, a first in...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

Dobson On The Brink Of Franchise History

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dobson has entrusted players previously described as discards and journeymen with a United Rugby Championship campaign that has brought him within one win of becoming the most successful coach in...

For Vintage Fourie Age Is Just A Number

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship has been brilliant in terms of allowing young talent a chance to consistently play at a high level, develop and impress national selectors. But there has been a beauty...

Dan Carter's top five players he shared a pitch with

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On his 40th birthday, we take a look back at the top five players he shared a pitch with.   The All Blacks great won the Rugby World Cup twice and is the record points-scorer in Tests with...

Dan Carter's top five players he shared a pitch with

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having called time on his illustrious career last year, Dan Carter named the top five players he shared a pitch with.   The All Blacks great won the Rugby World Cup twice and is the record...

WATCH: Schalk Burger and Nick Mallet on Kwagga Smith and the Springbok back row

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

No Jasper Wiese? Kwagga set to play 80 minutes? Rynhardt Elstadt versatility. Shimmi, Schalk Burger and Nick Mallett on the Springbok back row for the first test against the British & Irish Lions.  

Burger worried about undercooked Boks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok flanker Schalk Burger has expressed worry over the current state of his old team as the series against the British & Irish Lions inches nearer.    Burger was speaking in...

The Six Stormers Players Who Pose The Biggest Threat To The B&I Lions

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland's charges face their final provincial test on Saturday when they front up against the Stormers off the back of their first defeat in 2021.      Western Province almost...

Jaque Fourie reveals that he had one functional eye when scored against the Lions

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok centre Jaque Fourie has revealed that he had just one functional eye the moment he scored the series-clinching try against the British and Irish Lions in 2009.   Speaking with...