24 Jun 2014

George Whitelock heading to Japan after Super Rugby season

12:09 pm on 24 June 2014

The Crusaders and Canterbury flanker George Whitelock will move to Japan to play for the Panasonic Wild Knights at the end of this year's Super Rugby season.

Whitelock has been with Canterbury for all six of the last Premiership-winning seasons and captained them for the last five.

He has also played for the Crusaders since 2008, paving the way for his three younger brothers - Adam, Sam and Luke - to follow.

Whitelock has initially signed for one year with the Panasonic Wild Knights.