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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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Sonny Bill Williams set for rugby return

by , 30 Sep 2014

Code-hopper Sonny Bill Williams is likely to play provincial rugby for Counties Manukau before a probable return to the All Blacks. The dual international is likely to begin his second stint in rugby at the province, after previously indicating he would be unavailable. His first game could come just eight days after his Sydney Roosters […]

Roosters party boys no more: SBW

by , 29 Sep 2014

Sonny Bill Williams is confident the Sydney Roosters won’t regress to their party boy ways now he’s leaving the club. The dual-international and devout Muslim has been credited for ushering in a culture change at the Roosters, however Williams stresses he wasn’t the sole instigator behind a move towards greater professionalism amongst the group. Williams […]

Sonny: I could be back in NRL

by , 28 Sep 2014 Video

Sonny Bill Williams says he leaves the NRL with no regrets but won’t rule out a possible return to the Sydney Roosters before his career is through. The 29-year-old’s two-year stint back in rugby league ended on Friday night in the Roosters’ preliminary final loss to South Sydney, with Williams returning to New Zealand rugby […]

Williams and Minichiello say goodbye

by , 27 Sep 2014

Sonny Bill Williams’ rugby league career would appear over. Three-hundred-game legend Anthony Minichiello won’t play again. And the Sydney Roosters have become the latest side to fall short of the NRL’s most difficult achievement – winning back-to-back grand finals. After winning a second straight minor premiership, the fairy-tales were meant to roll out on cue […]

SBW and Slamming Sam to do battle for the last time

SBW and Slamming Sam to do battle for the last time

by , 26 Sep 2014

Tonight, two of rugby league’s modern day greats go into their final battle, for the very last time. After 80 minutes, or potentially even more, one will exit the game forever. The other will have an opportunity at premiership glory. The image that optimises the two behemoths Sam Burgess and Sonny Bill Williams, is the […]

The “Bill” just isn’t worth it for Sonny!

The “Bill” just isn’t worth it for Sonny!

by , 26 Aug 2014

Sonny Bill Williams. The mega-star, the icon, the sensation and many other fortuitous names come to mind when you hear his name. The athlete that is better known as ‘SBW’. Amidst all the wonderful names people tend to surround Sonny with, one tends to lead to sour thoughts among many All Black fans, ‘Money’ Bill […]

Williams gets green light for All Blacks

by , 26 Aug 2014

Code-hopping rugby star Sonny Bill Williams looks set to be included in the All Blacks’ end of year tour squad after being granted a special dispensation. The 29-year-old, who will rejoin the 15-a-side game once his two-year rugby league deal with the Sydney Roosters is over, may not play a domestic rugby game before the […]

I could return to NRL, says Sonny Bill

by , 14 Aug 2014

Sonny Bill Williams hasn’t ruled out a third spell in the NRL after he completes his two-year contract with New Zealand rugby at the end of 2016. The Sydney Roosters’ back-rower will return to the 15-man code with Super Rugby side the Chiefs at the end of this season and is certain to be part […]

SBW eyes All Blacks return

by , 9 Aug 2014

Dual international Sonny Bill Williams already has his eyes set on the All Blacks’ defence of their Rugby World Cup title next year as his days in rugby league near an end. The Sydney Roosters back-rower is sidelined with a thumb injury for the next fortnight and has only a handful of games left in […]

SBW ruled out for four weeks

by , 27 Jul 2014

The Sydney Roosters’ premiership defence received a hammer blow on Saturday with confirmation Sonny Bill Williams will miss up to a month of NRL action with a fractured thumb. Already reeling from an embarrassing 16-12 loss to Newcastle on Friday night, the fallout continued with the superstar back-rower’s injury. Williams is set to be back […]

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