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More Springbok caps for Burger?

EXCLUSIVE: Schalk Burger’s contract with Saracens comes to an end in June 2019 but the loose forward has still not closed the door on adding to his 86 Springbok caps.

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Burger, who has just returned to the field following a serious injury, has hinted though that he will be calling time on his career once his contract ends at the current Premiership champions.

“You never say never, I obviously know Rassie [Erasmus] very well, worked with him for a long time and you not too sure [if you will receive a call up],” he said.

“Obviously, first and foremost for me is to help Saracens and play as well as I can. The whole first half of the season is about jostling for position and getting yourself into a position to make a big push.

“The immediate future for me is that I have one year left [on my Saracens contract] – finishing up in June. At this moment it looks like I will move on post rugby. [But] I don’t think you will ever say no [to playing for the Springboks],” he added.

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