- Date of Birth
- 17 March 1989
- Birth Place
Youth career: 2005–09 Free State Cheetahs, Amateur team(s): 2010–11 UFS Shimlas, Senior career: 2009–11 Free State Cheetahs, 2011– Eastern Province Kings, 2013 Southern Kings
Born in Bloemfontein, George Whitehead started playing for the Free State Cheetahs in youth competitions, representing them in U16 Grant Khomo week, U18 Craven Week and both the ABSA U19 and U21 competitions.
Whitehead made his professional debut for the Cheetahs in the 2009 Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup Premier Division competitions.
He also represented the University of Free State in the Varsity Cup in 2010 and 2011.
He joined the Eastern Province Kings in 2011.