Sam Whitelock rugby player
Sam Whitelock rugby player

Sam Whitelock

12th Oct 1988 2.03m/114kg No 5 Lock

Bledisloe Cup action as Wallabies try to avoid a clean-sweep

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After much to-ing and fro-ing regarding the future of the 2021 Rugby Championship over the last couple of weeks, the Wallabies finally have an opportunity to exact some payback on their old foes, The All...

Three prominent All Blacks set to miss third Bledisloe Test

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The birth of children looks set to keep three prominent All Blacks out of the team to take on the Wallabies in the third Bledisloe Cup Test in Australia.    Sam Whitelock, Aaron Smith and Richie Mo’unga are...

The Rugby Championship 2021: Springboks imperious against Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Australia and New Zealand's latest meeting called off, all eyes will be on South Africa and Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.   There will be two very different-looking sides when South...

Stats & Facts: Argentina v South Africa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and Argentina face off for the second time in the Rugby Championship this weekend.   We take a look at the stats and facts ahead of the clash.   Although South Africa are hosting...

Looking ahead to SA vs ARG: Second Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the Pumas were sent away to lick their wounds resulting from the mauling they received at the hands of the Springboks last weekend, much interest will surround how they respond on Saturday for the...

NZ vs AUS: Top stats performers - tackles, turnovers & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand powered past the Wallabies with a commanding performance which saw the scoreboard reading 57-22 at the final whistle.    We take a look at the stats columns to see who the stand-out...

Rugby Championship Team Of The Week - Round One

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round one of The Rugby Championship is done and dusted with the Springboks and All Blacks both claiming convincing victories over Los Pumas and the Wallabies respectively.   New Zealand made it...

Wallabies go down at Eden Park in second Bledisloe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies have gone down to the New Zealand 57-22 at Eden Park in the second Bledisloe of the 2021 Series.All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane opened the scoring with a try after just five minutes, snatching...

Stats & Facts: New Zealand v Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the head to head stats and facts for the second Bledisloe Cup test.   NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA – EDEN PARK, AUCKLAND – KO 19:05 (08:05 BST) Head to head Played 171...

The Rugby Championship 2021: All Blacks and Springboks authoritative at home

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand host Australia again, while Argentina go to world champions South Africa in the opening round of The Rugby Championship.   The Rugby Championship returns this weekend with a pair of...