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.

Sonny Bill Williams Articles

When does a tipple turn into too much?

When does a tipple turn into too much?

by , 8 May 2015

I walk into the cauldron of fire cheered on by the small but enthusiastic crowd. This is the moment I have prepared for in training all week. Everything boils down to this one gladiatorial event.

Heavyweight centre clash headlines Chiefs vs Stormers match

by , 13 Mar 2015

Powerful centres Damian de Allende and Sonny Bill Williams collide this weekend as the Stormers take on the Chiefs in a heavyweight Super Rugby clash.

As defence improves, offloads are key for Super success

As defence improves, offloads are key for Super success

by , 5 Mar 2015

The greatest improvement of all in the professional rugby game compared to the amateur days is in defence.

Izzy rates SBW “one of the best”

by , 6 Feb 2015

Israel Folau has rated Sonny Bill Williams one of the best players he’s seen in both rugby league and rugby union as they prepare to clash for the first time in seven years.

SBW and Gallen win fights, may take on each other

by , 1 Feb 2015

Footballing titans Sonny Bill Williams and Paul Gallen have moved closer to a mooted boxing bout with convincing wins on Saturday’s Footy Show Fight Night, at Sydney’s Allphones Arena.

SBW is “better than Michael Jordan”

by , 29 Jan 2015

Sonny Bill Williams is a better athlete than Michael Jordan, according to the man he next faces in the boxing ring.

SBW says US giant a ‘bit daunting’

by , 8 Jan 2015

Sonny Bill Williams rates his next heavyweight boxing bout as more of a challenge after winning a controversial decision over Francois Botha almost two years ago.

SBW enduring torturous pre-season

SBW enduring torturous pre-season

by , 20 Dec 2014

Sonny Bill Williams has embarked on one of the most punishing training blocks of his celebrated sporting career in preparation for his seventh professional boxing bout next month.

SPIRO: The rolling maul: The Boks need a new coach

SPIRO: The rolling maul: The Boks need a new coach

by , 13 Nov 2014 Video

The Springboks need a new coach after losing to Ireland’s 29-15.

SBW shows why he’s straight back in the All Blacks against England

by , 11 Nov 2014

Sonny Bill Williams passed another exam in his Test rugby re-education, but some other backs earned the wrath of the All Blacks coach following the tense defeat of England.

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