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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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Roosters, Bulldogs continue their rivalry as SBW returns

Roosters, Bulldogs continue their rivalry as SBW returns

by , 2 Apr 2014

The return of Sonny Bill Williams from suspension will highlight the Roosters’ grudge match against the Bulldogs, which kicks off Round 5 of the 2014 NRL season. Ever since his return to the National Rugby League at the start of last season, the former Bulldogs hardman’s game has evolved. Williams has conformed to the new […]

Sonny Bill Williams eyes big-money move to AFL

Sonny Bill Williams eyes big-money move to AFL

by , 1 Apr 2014 Popular article!

The AFL’s poachers are gunning for their biggest trophy yet, with rugby union and league star Sonny Bill Williams offered a multimillion-dollar deal to commence after next year’s Rugby World Cup. In what may be a strategic leak by either party, two Sydney sports journalists have reported receiving details that AFL boss Andrew Demetriou personally […]

NRL should shoulder the blame

NRL should shoulder the blame

by , 20 Mar 2014

Some league fans are dinosaurs, craving the brutality of the good old days, while others opt for a cleaner, more professionally-run game. But there is one thing all fans have in common, they want consistency. Fans see Sonny Bill Williams sit out three weeks for a tackle which was definitely high, however arguably unintentional. SBW […]

Roosters thrive without Sonny Bill Williams

by , 20 Mar 2014

No SBW, no problem. Any concerns Sydney Roosters fans may have about the NRL premiers facing a revitalised Broncos outfit in Brisbane sans Sonny Bill Williams can be put to rest by their results without the suspended superstar. In his two seasons at Bondi Junction, the Roosters have not only won the four games he’s […]

How to respect the privilege of playing in the NRL

How to respect the privilege of playing in the NRL

by , 17 Mar 2014

To the real fans out there that may or may not get what I am saying in this article, I would like you to ask you a question. How much more respect the game would get if this rule was introduced? The rule of NRL exclusive membership is only open to NRL players that only […]

WIZ: Arthur’s theme is sweet music for the Parramatta Eels

WIZ: Arthur’s theme is sweet music for the Parramatta Eels

by , 14 Mar 2014

No doubt, we have seen a major change in the way the Parramatta Eels will go about their business in 2014. It hasn’t taken new coach Brad Arthur long to put his stamp on their playing patterns and all-round style. I really liked what I saw from Parra against the Warriors and the premiers had […]

SBW upset over shoulder charge ban

by , 13 Mar 2014

Sonny Bill Williams is devastated over the shoulder charge ban that has sidelined him for the next three NRL rounds say his Sydney Roosters teammates. Williams was hit with a grade two shoulder charge from a hit on South Sydney prop George Burgess in the clubs’ NRL season opener. Williams will sit out games against […]

What we learnt from Round 1 of the NRL season

What we learnt from Round 1 of the NRL season

by , 11 Mar 2014

One round down, 25 to go. Despite the disappointing crowds that turned up throughout the weekend, there were some matches worth mentioning as the 2014 NRL season officially got underway. The season officially kicked off on Thursday night, with last year’s premiers, the Sydney Roosters, taking on the South Sydney Rabbitohs, and despite all the […]

Roosters lose SBW for three weeks

by , 11 Mar 2014

Under-par and well beaten in their NRL season opener, reigning premiers the Sydney Roosters must now get their title defence up and running without the services of Sonny Bill Williams for the next three games. Williams took the early guilty plea on Monday following his shoulder charge to the head of South Sydney’s George Burgess […]

Roosters to fight SBW shoulder charge ban

by , 8 Mar 2014

The Sydney Roosters are set to spend the weekend pouring over video footage in a bid to have Sonny Bill Williams’ four-match shoulder charge ban dismissed, or at least downgraded. The dual international was slapped with a grade-two shoulder charge by the NRL Match Review Committee on Friday for an 80th-minute hit on South Sydney […]


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