Phil Burrows (field hockey)

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]

Phil Burrows
Burrows in 2017
Personal information
Full name Phillip Ross Burrows
Born (1980-04-25) 25 April 1980 (age 41)
Wellington, New Zealand
Playing position Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Breda
2005–2010 Rotterdam
2010–2012 Braxgata
2012–2016 HGC
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2015 New Zealand 343 (150)

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. In the summer of 2010 he went to Braxgata in Belgium. In 2012 he returned to the Netherlands to play for HGC.