• REUTERS

  • SHARE

Stalwart lock Sam Whitelock enjoyed a special time with his wife Hannah and newborn daughter Penelope in the hospital and is now preparing to spend the next few months away from them as he rejoins the All Blacks on a long tour.

Whitelock missed Sunday’s 38-21 win over Australia in Perth along with teammates Richie Mo’unga and Aaron Smith as the trio stayed home to await the births of their children.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)