Sam Whitelock will captain the Crusaders on his return to the starting linuep in their clash against the Stormers in Newlands on Saturday.
All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock has signed a four-year extension that will see him stay in New Zealand after a Japanese sabbatical.
Veteran lock Sam Whitelock was named New Zealand’s Player of the Year at the New Zealand Rugby Awards in Auckland on Thursday. Besides claiming the top individual award, Whitelock was also named the Super Rugby Player of the Year after leading the Crusaders to the 2017 title. The New Zealand Women claimed the Team of the Year award for the… Read more →