What happened to Sam Whitelock?
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has revealed that All Blacks second-row Sam Whitelock is to stay in New Zealand and will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship. The veteran second-row will rejoin the All Blacks squad for their northern hemisphere tour.
Why is Sam Whitelock not captain?
Scott Barrett replaced Whitelock as Crusaders captain last year, because his fellow second rower chose to play in Japan before Covid-19 forced him to return home. Barrett should start in the absence of Whitelock for this test, but this may not be the appropriate time to award him the captaincy.
Is Sam Whitelock married?
Why is Richie Mo Unga not playing?
Stand-in Captain Sam Whitelock, scrumhalf Aaron Smith and flyhalf Richie Mo’unga have been left out of the 35-strong traveling squad for the Perth test. All three are on paternity leave. Whitelock took over in New Zealand’s five tests this season from regular captain Sam Cane, who is recovering from a pectoral injury.
Is George Whitelock related to Sam Whitelock?
George Braeden Whitelock (born 27 March 1986) is a former New Zealand rugby union player….George Whitelock.
|Notable relative(s)||Adam Whitelock (brother) Luke Whitelock (brother) Sam Whitelock (brother) Ben Funnell (cousin) Nelson Dalzell (grandfather)|
|Spouse||Kayla Sharland ( m. 2013)|
|Rugby union career|
Who is Kayla Whitelock married to?
George Whitelockm. 2013
Whitelock was born in Palmerston North, and is of Rangitāne descent. She married Crusaders rugby player George Whitelock in December 2013.
How old is Sam Whitelock?
33 years (October 12, 1988)
Who is Sam Whitelock wife?
Is Kayla Whitelock a Maori?
Whitelock was born in Palmerston North, and is of Rangitāne descent. In the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Whitelock was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to hockey.