DOB
23/02/1996
Birth Place
Bredasdorp, South Africa
Height
1.9mcm

BIOGRAPHY

Rhinos Netball confirmed the signing of South African international Sigi Burger, 25, from London Pulse ahead of the 2022 season.

Burger, who can play goal shooter and goal attack, began her career in the UK with Surrey Storm in 2018 where she was a crowd favourite and won the Player of the Year in her second season.  After two years at Storm the player, who stands at 6ft 2in, moved to London Pulse ahead of the 2020 season and made an instant impression for her new club with a 124 goals from 127 shots before the season was suspended.  When the competition resumed in 2021 she was a regular for the side, making 16 appearances and scoring 281 goals.

After captaining the South African U21s against England in 2017 she was tipped to captain the Baby Proteas for the World Youth Cup before suffering an ACL injury.  She made her senior debut aged 20 against Wales in 2016 and then went onto represent her country in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2019 World Cup and now has 28 caps.