Phil Burleigh

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Phil Burleigh
Full name Phillip Daniel Burleigh
Date of birth (1986-10-22) 22 October 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
School Shirley Boys' High School
Occupation(s) Professional rugby union player
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Second five-eighth/Inside centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014- Edinburgh 0 (0)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009–14 Bay of Plenty 42 (67)
correct as of 4 November 2012.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
correct as of 21 July 2014.

Phillip Daniel Burleigh (born 22 October 1986 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a professional rugby union player who plays for Edinburgh in the Pro12.

He previously represented the Highlanders in the Super Rugby competition and Bay of Plenty in the ITM Cup.[1]

Burleigh was initially selected in the Chiefs 2012 Wider Training Group before being drafted into the Highlanders for the injured Kendrick Lynn. His first match was a week later versus the Chiefs, where he scored the match-winning try at Waikato Stadium.[2]


  1. ^ Barclay, Chris (9 March 2012). "Waratahs wary of 'mystery man' in Highlanders". Rugby Heaven. Fairfax. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Pegen, Evan (27 February 2012). "Phil Burleigh the one the Chiefs let slip away". Rugby Heaven. Fairfax. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 

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