All Blacks Lock Could Be On His Way To Europe

Mourad Boudjellal has reportedly approached All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock about a move to Europe.

Whitelock, who is out of contract with NZ Rugby after the All Blacks’ series against the British and Irish Lions this summer, would be a seen as a massive coup for Toulon who are on the hunt for a world class second rower.

If Boudjellal managed to secure the signature of the 28-year-old Whitelock, who has played 84 tests since 2010, it would be considered a huge blow for NZ Rugby who have recently re-signed Ben Smith and Israel Dagg, despite the duo being subject to a number of European offers.

 

Whitelock, when recently questioned about his future plans, gave little away:

“I’m off (contract) at the end of the Lions, so I’m going through that at the moment,” he said.
“We will get there when we do it. I am just looking forward to Super Rugby and when that quietens down we will get into that.”

Jason Hennessy

Jason Hennessy

Jason is the editor at RugbyLAD. Any queries big or small you can reach him at jason@rugbylad.com
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