Sonny Bill Williams

sonny-bill-williamsSonny Bill Williams, born on 3rd August 1985 in Auckland, New Zealand, made his name as a rugby league player, playing for the Canterbury Bulldogs in the Australian NRL competition. In 2008 Sonny Bill Williams made a controversial mid-season departure from the Bulldogs to play rugby union for Toulon club in France.

He made his professional boxing debut against Gary Gurr, who he stopped in the 2nd round to claim victory.

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Gasp! SBW tells Quade to get new lungs

by , 6 Feb 2016

Sonny Bill Williams has told Quade Cooper what’s most needed to surprise the doubters in his sevens gamble: “Buy a new set of lungs”.

All Blacks sevens stand by Sonny Bill Williams for Sydney

All Blacks sevens stand by Sonny Bill Williams for Sydney

by , 1 Feb 2016

Despite blunders which almost cost New Zealand the Wellington Sevens title, Sonny Bill Williams is confident he can improve quickly in his latest sporting challenge.

How did SBW fare at his first sevens tournament?

How did SBW fare at his first sevens tournament?

by , 1 Feb 2016 Video

Straight away, I’ll be honest; I don’t watch sevens that much. Over the years I have never found myself in front of my TV waiting for the Wellington sevens to start.

SBW steals the show for unbeaten NZ sevens

by , 30 Jan 2016

Sonny Bill Williams turned from villain to hero as the All Blacks Sevens pipped South Africa 19-14 after the hooter and capped a triumphant start to the world series tournament in Wellington.

Gallen must win rematch for SBW dream bout

by , 29 Jan 2016

Paul Gallen’s boxing trainer says his charge must win his rematch with Herman Ene-Purcell in Toowoomba on Friday to keep alive the prospect of a much talked about fight with Sonny Bill Williams.

Tietjens lauds All Blacks Sevens’ size

by , 29 Jan 2016

Size has become the most valuable commodity in sevens rugby and will form the basis of New Zealand’s Olympic assault, starting this weekend in Wellington.

SBW factor rubs off on young sevens stars

by , 27 Jan 2016 Video

Sonny Bill Williams is yet to play a sevens tournament but his influence has already been striking for two other high-profile Olympic hopefuls.

SBW set for Sydney sevens showdown

by , 25 Jan 2016

Sydney is set for a likely Sonny Bill Williams’ showdown with close friend Quade Cooper after the dual Kiwi international was selected to make his All Black Sevens debut.

SPIRO: Can Quade Cooper and SBW become sevens champions?

SPIRO: Can Quade Cooper and SBW become sevens champions?

by , 25 Jan 2016 Video

On Friday, the ARU announced the hardly surprising news that Quade Cooper has been signed on to the 2016 Australian rugby sevens program, with an intention for him to be the playmaker for a side that is short on x-factor magic.

Tietjens under “no pressure” to pick SBW

by , 22 Jan 2016

Sonny Bill Williams will be picked to make his All Blacks Sevens debut in Wellington only if he’s ready, coach Sir Gordon Tietjens says.


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