An England and Great Britain representative hooker/scrum-half, he has spent his entire professional career to date with Leeds. At 165cm (5"5) tall and weighing less than 11 st (70 kg), Burrow is extremely small by rugby league standards, and was known for many years as "the smallest player in Super League". 2000s Burrow played for the Leeds Rhinos from the interchange bench in their 2004 Super League Grand Final victory against the Bradford Bulls.
As Super League IX champions, the Rhinos faced 2004 NRL season premiers, the Bulldogs in the 2005 World Club Challenge.
Burrow played from the interchange bench, scoring a try in Leeds" 39-32 victory. Burrow played for Leeds in the 2005 Challenge Cup final at scrum half back in their loss against Hull Football Club. Later that year he played for the Leeds Rhinos at stand-off half back in their 2005 Super League Grand Final loss against Bradford Bulls.
In June 2007 he was called up to the Great Britain squad for the Test match against France. Burrow played a pivotal role in helping Great Britain to a 3-0 victory over New Zealand in the Gillette Fusion Test series in 2007.
He was awarded the George Smith Medal as player of the series which he finished as top points scorer with 26 from two tries and nine goals.
He was named in the Super League Dream Team for 2008"s Super League XIII season. He played in the 2008 Super League Grand Final victory over Street Helens. Burrow was selected for the England squad to compete in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup tournament in Australia.
Group A"s first match against Papua New Guinea he played at scrum half back in England"s victory.
2010s Burrow played from the interchange bench for Leeds in the 2011 Challenge Cup final which was lost to Wigan. He was not selected for England"s post-season 2011 Four Nations campaign due to a rib injury.
Burrow was part of Leeds" Challenge Cup winning teams in 2014 and 2015. Club Individual.