Paul Burke (rugby union)

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Paul Burke
Birth name Paul Burke
Date of birth (1973-05-01) 1 May 1973 (age 45)
Place of birth Paddington, London, England
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
School St Paul's Catholic School
Epsom College
University Loughborough University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Director of Rugby
Current team Epsom College
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1991–1994
1994–1996
Loughborough Students
Cork Constitution
()
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1992–1994
1994–1996
1996–1998
1998–2000
2000–2004
2004–2006
2006–2008
London Irish
Munster Rugby
Bristol
Cardiff
Harlequins
Munster Rugby
Leicester Tigers
21

50
32
88
38
21
(63)

(500)
(50)
(995)
(245)
(122)
Correct as of 31 May 2008
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1992
1995–2003
England U21
Ireland
1
13
(0)
(108)

Paul Burke (born 1 May 1973), educated at Epsom College in Surrey, is an Irish rugby union player who played at Fly Half. He has formerly played for Cork Constitution, London Irish, Munster, Bristol, Cardiff and Harlequins. He signed for English club Leicester Tigers for the 2006–7 season and helped take the team to three finals in that year. The 2007–2008 season was plagued by injury and he retired at the end of that season. [1] He has since become kicking coach for Leicester Tigers.

Epsom College co-educational public school in Surrey, England

Epsom College is a co-educational Independent school, on the slopes of Epsom Downs in Surrey, in Southern England, for pupils aged 11 to 18. Founded in 1853 as a boys' school to provide support for poor members of the medical profession such as pensioners and orphans ("Foundationers"), Epsom's long-standing association with medicine was estimated in 1980 as having helped almost a third of its 10,000 alumni enter that profession. The college caters to both boarding and day pupils. The headmaster is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC). The college's patron is Elizabeth II.

Surrey County of England

Surrey is a subdivision of the English region of South East England in the United Kingdom. A historic and ceremonial county, Surrey is also one of the home counties. The county borders Kent to the east, East Sussex and West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast.

Ireland Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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