Sam Whitelock rugby player
Sam Whitelock rugby player

Sam Whitelock

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

RWC Review: New Zealand 71-9 Namibia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks produced a dominant second half to thrash Namibia 71-9 at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.   After a sloppy start, New Zealand improved after the break in Chofu on their way to a third...

RWC Preview: New Zealand v Namibia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen says Jordie Barrett has the "swagger" to "boss the game" at fly-half when New Zealand face Namibia in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.   Barrett will don the famous All Blacks number...

Hansen names New Zealand team to play Namibia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at Tokyo Stadium on Sunday, 6 October.   Only three starters remain from New Zealand’s 63-0 victory over...

Talking Points: New Zealand vs Canada

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand absolutely thumped a toothless Canada 63-0 at the Oita Stadium on Wednesday. The All Blacks ran in nine tries and also recorded the largest win of the Rugby World Cup so far.     In...

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand 63-0 Canada

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barrett brothers celebrated making Rugby World Cup history by scoring a try apiece as ruthless holders New Zealand hammered Canada 63-0 at Oita Stadium on Wednesday.     Beauden Barrett,...

Trio of Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden, Scott and Jordie Barrett will become the first trio of brothers to start for New Zealand when the All Blacks face Canada at the Rugby World Cup.   Wednesday's Pool B fixture against Canada...

Ratings: New Zealand v Sotuh Africa - Rugby World Cup

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks and Springboks met for the 99th time on Saturday as the two sides kicked off their respective Rugby World Cup campaigns.     Nothing separated the two sides from their past...

All Blacks name strong squad to face South Africa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen said: "Any combination of players in our squad could have justified their selection.  But in the end we believe the 23 we have selected is the right group for this...

All Blacks Press Conference in Japan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Whitelock and Brad Weber face the media in Kashiwa and chat through what the team has been up to so far!  

Beauden Barrett to fly-half for the All Blacks final hit-out before World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Tonga on Saturday September 7th at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.   In the forwards, Codie Taylor starts at hooker, with Liam Coltman providing cover...