18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
This will be his third European Challenge Cup final appointment as he controlled the 2001 clash between NEC Harlequins and Narbonne and the NEC Harlequins' 2004 meeting with Clermont Auvergne, both won by 'Quins and both at the Madejski Stadium in Reading.
Whitehouse has also controlled four Heineken Cup quarter-final matches - including this season's clash between Munster and Perpignan at Lansdowne Road.
His touch judges at the Twickenham Stoop will be Nigel Owens and Hugh Watkins.