Sky sport nz foreachother. Sam whitelock was not supposed to be involved in super rugby at all this year but on saturday he will join an elite group of crusaders by playing his 150th game for the team.
It s been a wild ride for sam and tonight we congratulate him on his 150th game in the crusaders jersey.
Sam whitelock crusaders. A foot injury has ruined scott barrett s hopes of leading the. Video will play in. Samuel lawrence whitelock born 12 october 1988 is a new zealand rugby union player who plays as a lock for the crusaders in super rugby in new zealand whitelock has captained the crusaders and all blacks in five international games having earned selection for new zealand through playing in the mitre 10 cup for canterbury.
Sam whitelock joins elite crusaders 150 club the 31 year old is the seventh player to play 150 super rugby matches for the christchurch based franchise. Whitelock has played over 100 tests for the all blacks since his. Sam whitelock on new role at crusaders and missing out on all blacks captaincy.
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Sam whitelock who led the crusaders to the super rugby title each of the past three years has been overlooked for the captaincy. All black sam whitelock is using his upcoming milestone as a chance to support the farming community by auctioning off the jersey for his 150th crusaders game for a rural wellbeing group. Whitelock and the crusaders put the jersey up for sale on.
Crusaders and all blacks lock sam whitelock s 150th super rugby jersey is worth 5000 and climbing after he put it up for auction. Sam whitelock reflects back on the last 10 years as a crusader. The 31 year old lock started playing for the crusaders in 2010 and left the franchise at the end of the 2019 season to join the panasonic wild knights in japan.
4 minutes to read. Sam whitelock will make his 150th appearance for the crusaders in their showdown against the chiefs in hamilton on saturday.