Location: Johannesburg

Warren Whiteley


Warren is a South African rugby union player born on 18 September 1987 in Durban and matriculated at Glenwood High School. His regular playing position is eighth-man. His career started with playing for the Sharks Academy. In 2010 Warren signed for the Lions. In November 2012, Warren earned his call-up to the Blitzbokke squad and in 2014 he made his Springbok debut against Australia.

He has one of the highest work rates in Super Rugby and completed the most tackles in the 2015 Super Rugby season. Besides his leadership and work-rate abilities, Warren is a superb lineout jumper and also has a surprising turn of speed which allows him to keep up with most backline players. Warren captains the Lions in Super Rugby and has consistently performed at the highest level for a number of seasons. In 2015 he led his team to one of their most successful seasons to date. He is a dedicated family man.

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Achievements/Honours (In summary):

  • Sharks Academy: 2007-2009
  • Lions: 2010-present
  • Blitzboks: 2012/2013
  • Commonwealth Games: 2014 (Gold Medallist)
  • Currie Cup Champions 2015
  • Springboks: 2014/2015