Craig Burden

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Craig Burden
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Full name Craig Bruce Burden
Date of birth (1985-05-13) 13 May 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Durban, South Africa
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Toulon 25 (0)
correct as of 2 November 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–13 Natal Sharks 101 (165)
correct as of 26 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–13 Sharks 47 (20)
correct as of 26 May 2013.

Craig Burden (born 13 May 1985 in Durban, South Africa) is a rugby union player for Toulon in the French Top 14 competition. He attended Maritzburg College in Pietermaritzburg where he played at centre. Between 2006 and 2013, he played as a hooker for the Sharks.

In 2007 Burden attended the High Performance Player's Course at the International Rugby Academy NZ (IRANZ). Burden's Positional Coach was former Auckland Blues player Paul Mitchell and Course Facilitator former ITM Cup Coach for the Wellington Lions Chris Boyd.[1]

He joined French Top 14 side Toulon as a medical joker in 2013.[2]


Natal Sharks


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  2. ^ "Sharks hooker off to Toulon". 14 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 

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