Craig Burden

Craig Burden
Nationality
rsa South Africa
Position
Hooker
Place of Birth
Durban
Height
1.82 m
Weight
105 kg
Super Rugby Caps
54
Super Rugby Points
20
Super Rugby Debut
2006
Prev. Clubs/Provinces
Stade Francais
Current Team
Cell C Sharks
Birthday
May 13, 1985
Age
35

The veteran in the current Cell C Sharks squad, Craig Burden boasts 75 Currie Cup caps and is just two games shy of attaining a half century of Super Rugby appearances for the men in black and white.

Burden was a three-quarter at Maritzburg College but switched to hooker as a senior player and was fast-tracked into the role by attending All Black Murray Mexted’s International Rugby Academy in New Zealand in 2007.

Having made his senior provincial 15 years ago, the 34-year-old also has extensive overseas experience, having represented Toulon, Montpellier and Stade Français in the French Top 14.