Position: Flank (73) No. 8 (4)
Province: Suntory Sungoliath (Japan), previously Western Province
Springbok number: 754
Test debut: 24 September, 2003 vs Georgia in Sydney, aged 20
Total tests: 77
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 77
Win ratio: 51-25-1
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year (2004 & 2011); Young SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2003 & 2004); IRB Player of the Year (2004).
Son of former Springbok lock, Schalk Burger Snr. He also holds the record for the most Test tries by a Springbok flanker (12). Springbok captain no. 55 in history.