Phil Burleigh

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Phil Burleigh
Full name Phillip Daniel Burleigh
Date of birth (1986-10-22) 22 October 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
School Shirley Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Second five-eighth, Fly-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Edinburgh 51 (35)
Correct as of 27 April 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2014 Bay of Plenty 42 (67)
Correct as of 4 November 2012
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
Correct as of 21 July 2014

Phillip Daniel Burleigh (born 22 October 1986) is a 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]

Burleigh moved to Scotland in the summer of 2014, joining Edinburgh.[3]


  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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