Whitelock to Panasonic Wild Knights?

02nd Jun 2014, 18:34

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Moving on: George Whitelock

Moving on: George Whitelock

Crusaders flank George Whitelock has inked a contract with Japanese side Panasonic Wild Knights, according to a report in New Zealand.

Crusaders flanker George Whitelock has reportedly agreed a contract with the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan.

Stuff.co.nz reveal the 28-year-old forward will join Robbie Deans' side - that includes Wallaby back Berrick Barnes - after the Super Rugby season.

Whitelock, who has been with the Christchurch franchise since 2008, has recently fallen behind Jordan Taufua in the Crusaders pecking order.