In pictures: The good, bad and ugly of Rugby Union in 2004
Burger beefs up South Africa

South Africa's Schalk Burger emerged as a key player as the Springboks won the Tri-Nations title for the first time since 1998.

The flanker picked up two major awards at the International Rugby Players' Association ceremony.

He was named Investec International Players' Player of the Year and International Newcomer of the Year.

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