When did Schalk Burger retire?
Burger left his beloved Cape Town in 2016 having never won a major trophy with the Stormers or WP. He found some success with Saracens, when the English club won the European Champions Cup in 2017 and the Premiership a year later.
Is Schalk Burger retired?
Unless he’s going to shock us all (and he’s defied both science and logic before) Schalk Burger is safely in retirement now after his massively distinguished rugby career.
What sickness did Schalk Burger have?
The loose-forward was so ill from bacterial meningitis after having a cyst close to his spinal cord removed that his family were advised to say their goodbyes.
How many World Cups did Schalk Burger play in?
He was a member of the 2007 Rugby World Cup -winning team, has twice been named South African Rugby Player of the Year (in 2004 and 2011), and was named IRB Player of the Year in 2004, among other accolades. He also holds the record for the most appearances (84) and most tries scored (13) by a Springbok flanker.
Who does Schalk Brits play for?
Schalk Burger Brits (born16 May 1981) is a South African former professional rugby union player who last played for the South Africa national team and the Bulls in Super Rugby. He primarily played as a hooker. He was part of the 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning team. Schalk Brits.
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