Burger still in hospital

09th Apr 2013, 15:06

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Hospitalised: Schalk Burger

Hospitalised: Schalk Burger

Stormers and Springbok flanker Schalk Burger remains hospitalised after contracting bacterial meningitis following an operation on his calf.

Stormers and Springbok flank Schalk Burger remains hospitalised after contracting bacterial meningitis following an operation on his calf.

The 29-year-old, who will turn 30 on Saturday, has been in hospital for two weeks and his franchise has not given a return date of when he will play.

Burger has 68 caps for South Africa, breaking onto the scene as an all-action flanker back in 2003. He was the IRB Player of the Year in 2004.