Phillip Burrows

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Phillip Burrows
Personal information
Full name Phillip Ross Burrows
Born (1980-04-25) 25 April 1980 (age 37)
Wellington, New Zealand

Phillip Ross Burrows MNZM (born 25 April 1980 in Wellington) is a field hockey player from New Zealand, who earned his first cap for the national team, nicknamed The Black Sticks, in January 2000. The striker is New Zealand's top field goal scorer and was named 2003 New Zealand Player of the Year.[citation needed]

Since his debut, he has competed in over 120 international games for his country and appeared in three Summer Olympics: in 2004 in Athens, in 2008 in Beijing and in 2012 in London.[1][2]

He has played club hockey in The Netherlands since 2004, initially for Breda and since the summer of 2005, for HC Rotterdam.


  1. ^ "Phillip Burrows". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Phillip Burrows". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 

International senior tournaments[edit]