George Whitelock

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George Whitelock
George Whitelock 2011 (cropped).jpg
Full name George Braeden Whitelock
Date of birth (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
School Feilding High School
University Lincoln University
Notable relative(s) Braeden Whitelock (Father)
Caroline Whitelock (Mother)
Adam Whitelock (Brother)
Sam Whitelock (Brother)
Luke Whitelock (Brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Blindside flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014- Panasonic Wild Knights
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007
2008–14
Otago
Canterbury
10
69
(0)
(55)
correct as of 26 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–14 Crusaders 85 (35)
correct as of 2 June 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009  New Zealand 1 (5)
correct as of 6 November 2012.

George Whitelock (born 27 March 1986) is a rugby union player for the Crusaders in the Super Rugby competition and Canterbury in the Air New Zealand Cup. He plays as a flanker.

Biography[edit]

George is the son of a former Junior All Black, Braeden Whitelock. All four Whitelock boys were educated in Feilding.

He married hockey player and Black Sticks Women captain Kayla Sharland in December 2013.[1]

Career[edit]

U19 and U21[edit]

George has already captained the 2005 New Zealand Under-19 side and the New Zealand Under-21 side against Canada in 2007. He has very good strength at the breakdown and impressive speed.

Provincial[edit]

In 2009 George Whitelock was named captain of the Canterbury ANZC team.

All Blacks[edit]

George Whitelock made his test debut for New Zealand in 2009 against Italy in Christchurch, impressing off the bench.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lampp, Peter (17 December 2013). "Sharland warns of attrition". Manawatu Standard. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 

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