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Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny William 'Sonny Bill' Williams (born 3 August 1985) is a New Zealand Rugby Union player, heavyweight boxer and former Rugby League player.

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Sonny Bill Williams look alike at a Luau in Hawaii!! 😂
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand walks past the trophy after the Rugby League World Cup final between New Zealan
A frustrated Sonny Bill Williams will accept a three-match ban for a shoulder charge in last Thursday night's season opener, denying Sydney Roosters and the NRL of one of the game's biggest drawcards for the grand final replay against Manly. Roosters officials were stunned when Williams was charged with a grade-two shoulder charge over a tackle on George Burgess in the last minute of the premier's 28-8 loss to South Sydney but Fairfax Media has been told they have reluctantly decided against fighting the charge. It is understood the Roosters had considered seeking to have the charge downgraded to a grade-one offence, which still would have sidelined Williams for next Saturday's match against Parramatta and the following weekend's trip to Brisbane. Advertisement Sonny Bill Williams' offending tackle on George Burgess. Photo: Screen grab While the charge was laid against Williams because there was no separation between his arm and body when he made contact with Burgess's head, the involvement of team-mate S ...
Simply meeting his new Brisbane teammates made Ben Barba nervous. But the Broncos are backing a more settled Barba to prosper amid an anticipated hot reception from former Bulldogs colleagues and their passionate fans in the NRL clash at ANZ Stadium on Friday night. A glimpse of what Barba can expect following his off-season switch was provided 12 months ago when Canterbury vented their spleen at another former golden boy, Sonny Bill Williams. The Broncos aren't predicting fullback Barba will match Williams' two-try match-winning performance that day but they're quietly confident the ex-Dally M Medallist can help them crash Canterbury's opening round party. "Tomorrow night no doubt he will get a pretty hostile reception. Once he gets through that he will be fine," Griffin said. "But whether we are playing the Bulldogs or not, it is not an issue. "It probably makes for good theatre but we are trying to win a footy game." Griffin revealed Barba appeared nothing like the confident performer who led the Bulld ...
As we count down to season 2014, NRL.com identifies 30 players who will be crucial to their team's fortunes this year. From new faces to rising stars to proven performers who will need to lift this season, these are our 'MVPs' for 2014. What else is there to say about Sonny Bill Williams? In 2013 he came, he saw and he conquered – at NRL level, if not the World Cup – as the biggest of the Sydney Roosters' three big signings. The former Bulldogs-prodigy-turned-All Black lived up to all expectations in his return to the NRL, helping to transform the Roosters from bottom-eight strugglers into major and minor premiers. He couldn't repeat the trick with the Kiwis at the year-ending World Cup, falling to a mighty Kangaroos side in the final, but Sonny's return season in the NRL was undoubtedly a success. To top it all off, Williams was named the best player on the planet in 2013 by taking out the RLIF's International Player of the Year award. Have you picked your Holden NRL Fantasy team yet? The question no ...
England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster compares Sam Burgess with Sonny Bill Williams, but says the E...
Lancaster: No fast-tracking Burgess: Stuart Lancaster has compared Sam Burgess to Sonny Bill Williams but warn...
Things Learned from Auckland 9`s 1. Nines does not need a plethora of stars Fears that a low volume of superstars would hold back the tournament proved unfounded, with the squads really turning it on via a combination of emerging talent, some journeymen and a smattering of marquee players. Sure there was no Sonny Bill Williams, Johnathan Thurston, Sam (or any) Burgess or Jamie Lyon. But for every Shaun Johnson, James Tamou or Josh Dugan who got the crowd on their feet whenever they got near the Steeden, a Sam Tagataese, Fuifui Moimoi or Willie Mason generated a heap of excitement, too. Chuck in the enthusiasm and precocious skills of youngsters like Kyle Feldt, Semi Radradra, Valentine Holmes, Jake Mamo, Kodi Nikorima and Solomone Kata and it was a recipe for success. 2. Business as usual when it comes to early injuries It's same old, same old for some teams who will need to make contingency plans in key positions for the opening rounds of the NRL season following some bad luck with injuries at the Nines. ...
What do Sam Burgess and Sonny Bill Williams have in common? They're both sell-outs
Ha! Greg Inglis, Billy Slater and Sonny Bill Williams face mask in the crowd – Three players who didn’t bother to show up for
Sonny Bill Williams wastes little time to find his groove as Roosters beat Newcastle
Ok folks, it's that time again, Rugby League: Around The Grounds All Stars Voting! Today is the very last one and will be up for vote for 2 days. So with Nathan Hindmarsh and Sonny Bill Williams taking out the second row spots we now look to the Five-Eight! So like usual guys, I want you to vote your all time personal favourite Five-Eight. Remember, don't vote the best, vote your personal favourite! Get voting folks!!! -Stonecold.
Ok, I'm no clairvoyant but I reckon the 2015 Australian of the Year will be. (drum roll) Sonny Bill Williams. For raising awareness of tribal tattoos on white guys in the Eastern Suburbs. Farce!
Cowboys wrecking-ball Jason Taumalolo has some bad news for NRL opposition currently tightening their defences: he plans to run over the top of so many of you that by the end of the 2014 season it will be as synonymous as Thurston's 'show-and-go' or Sonny Bill's offload. He doesn't have a name for it yet but with a renewed focus under new coach Paul Green, Taumalolo is determined to make every hit-up and tackle count for plenty this season. Shortly after making his NRL debut in 2010 at 17 years, two months and 21 days, Taumalolo was referred to as the next Sonny Bill Williams. But rather than working on an offload through the line, the 20-year-old is developing a trademark of his own that is a little more direct. "That's a huge compliment, being compared to one of the game's most elite players," Taumalolo told NRL.com. "Obviously I want to be playing at the same level as Sonny Bill but I definitely don't want to be the 'next Sonny Bill'. I want to play my own game and hopefully make a trademark as being o ...
Warrington Wolves complete NRL training week with trip to champion side Sydney Roosters. WARRINGTON Wolves completed a busy week of training alongside NRL clubs with a trip to reigning champions the Sydney Roosters on Saturday. Joing Trent Robinson's Roosters for the final session of their official first week of 2014 pre-Season training, Wolves completed a workout alongside Rugby League superstars Sonny Bill Williams and Anthony Minichiello among others. In the first of three sessions Wolves will undertake with Sydney Roosters, the players took part in a couple of mixed 9s games before some goal-line defence in a 13 v 13 format.
A humble Johnathan Thurston says it'll take him a few days to accept his status among Rugby League's greats after winning the coveted Golden Boot for a second time. The Australian, Queensland and North Queensland five-eighth is only the third player to take out the Rugby League World magazine award twice, alongside Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer. Thurston, man of the match in the Kangaroos' World Cup final win over New Zealand at Old Trafford in November, edged out England forward Sam Burgess to follow up his 2011 success. Dual-code New Zealand international Sonny Bill Williams came third in the voting - which is conducted by a panel of journalists - with Australian captain Cameron Smith fourth and Huddersfield's Scotland captain Danny Brough fifth. "It's obviously a huge honour to receive it; there's a lot of great players running around in the game today," Thurston told reporters at Cowboys HQ on Friday. "To have my name alongside Joey and Locky to win it twice, it's pretty special. "It probably won't ...
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Rob Kearney shoves Sonny Bill Williams, a man 9 cm (3 inches) and 13 kg (2 stone/30 lbs) heavier than him, to the ground. The broadcasters showed no replays ...
WARNING WARNING WARNING. Here is the biggest lie of all, in 2012 Roosters where done for breaching the salary cap by $14,348 as you will read this in story 1, Now in Story 2 they will tell you that in 2012 Roosters where under the Salary cap by $300,000 that's how they where able to Lure SBW, JENNINGS, MALONEY, O'DONNELL. BUSTED! 1. Seven clubs have been fined by the NRL for salary cap breaches, with Cronulla and Canberra handed the largest sanctions. The Sharks have been fined $150,000, while the Raiders face a $144,393 penalty following the NRL's final salary cap audit of the 2012 season. Newcastle ($88,749), Manly ($85,000), Gold Coast ($16,217), Sydney Roosters ($14,348 2. The Roosters, traditionally one of the NRL's biggest spenders, went through 2012 with a playing squad $300,000 below the salary cap. The rare shortfall explains how the lucrative off-season recruitment drive was calculated, with superstar duo Sonny Bill Williams and Jennings signing on in the summer. Recruitment boss Peter O'Sulliva ...
Tommy Lee Jones from The Fugitive 1993 looked like the older Sonny Bill Williams.
Sonny Bill Williams now looks set to skip the Auckland Nines, only hours after speculation to the contrary. The fledgling tournament appeared to have been granted a huge boost by securing Williams' services, but his manager has now said the code-hopper will not join his Sydney Roosters teammates next month at Eden Park. Khoder Nasser told TVNZ his client would skip the two-day tournament in favour of preparing for the Roosters' clash with Super League champions Wigan at Allianz Stadium the weekend after the event. The news means Williams will not play alongside league great Brad Fittler, who last week announced he was coming out of retirement to compete in the inaugural edition of the Nines.
Sonny Bill Williams manager Khoder Nasser has confirmed SBW won't have any part in the Auckland Nines comp
Fun fact Friday! Did you know that Rugby Union and Rugby League player Sonny Bill Williams and actress Lucy Lawless both grew up in Mount Albert? One of New Zealand's greatest athletes, Sir Peter Snell (triple Olympic gold medalist, world mile record holder and NZ's athlete of the 20th century) was educated in and was a long-time resident of Mt Albert as was Bryan Williams, an All Black great and president of the NZRFU.
Sydney Roosters great Brad Fittler says he would love to line up alongside Sonny Bill Williams at the Auckland Nines but concedes it's unlikely. Fittler has been lured out of a 10-year retirement to join the tricolours for the inaugural two-day NRL pre-season tournament next month and believes Williams would be a formidable Nines player. The Roosters haven't finalised their squad for the Nines but Fittler said he spoke with coach Trent Robinson on Wednesday who suggested the NRL premiers would rest Williams from the Nines with the World Club Challenge scheduled for the week after. "I spoke to the coach today and they have the World Club Challenge game the week after and they are still indecisive as to whether certain players will play the Nines or the World Club Challenge," Fittler told 2SM's Talkin' Sport. "There hasn't been a final conclusion but there is a big chance Sonny won't be playing which is a shame. "I have played against Sonny and I reckon it would be fun to play with him." When told Williams' ...
Brad Fittler says Sonny Bill Williams is unlikely to play in the Auckland Nines with his 2014 Roosters return set for the World Club Challenge.
Willie Mason & Sonny Bill Williams collide in 2013 along with all the frustration from the match. Also including frustrations between Beau Scott, Jared Waere...
Williams returning to union Sonny Bill Williams will return to Rugby Union in 2015 after s
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Amazing fact: Not only is Sonny Bill Williams the best forward in the world @ Rugby League & Union, he's also NZ's heavyweight BOXING champ!
Veitchy's Sporting Gongs of the Year. My story of the year: Lydia Ko... amazing story.! Val Adams and the All Blacks share the 'silver' for dominating the world. Other key mentions: Scott Dixon, Lauren Boyle, Andrew Nicholson, Sonny Bill Williams for switching codes and winning a premiership... Most embarrassing performance: Black Caps rolled for 45 in Cape Town... the All Whites pumped by Mexico away... (remember the football match, where they never played football!!) Surprise sporting story of 2013: Steven Adams. who would've picked this... ??? Surprise sporting shift of the 2013: Benji Marshall offending every old school 'leaguey' by moving codes and countries.. Most traumatic moment of 2013: has to be the Amerirca's Cup and that moment officials called off the race, when Team NZ was within 500 metres of glory. I still can't believe that.. Biggest disappointments: All Whites, New Zealand Football... Warriors, Kiwis, Crusaders, Highlanders, Canes, Blues after a promising start, Silver Ferns... and unti ...
Wallabies Rugby Union legend Mark Ella has no doubt that Sonny Bill Williams could become an Olympic Gold Medalist following his return in 2015
Sonny Bill Williams will leave the Sydney Roosters after the 2014 NRL season and return to Rugby Union.
Sonny Bill Williams is coming back to Rugby Union! yes
Sonny Bill Williams returns to Rugby Union, signing a two-year deal to play for the All Blacks & Chiefs Super Rugby team in 2015 & 2016
Sonny Bill Williams and Benji Marshall... Just when you thought the couldn't get any better...
NZ sign Sonny Bill Williams and Benji Marshall with a view to winning Olympic gold. Meanwhile, GB still dithering with no leadership.
Sonny Bill Williams back at Rugby Union again...home boy can do what ever he wants in the rugby world...i guess when you are that good you can.
Marwan Koukash, chairman of Salford Red Devils - "obviously the next step is to bring in Sonny Bill Williams and Billy Slater". Ambitious.
Sonny Bill Williams' stunning return to Rugby League was a bright light for Rugby League in 2013, in a season when the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority supplements scandal constantly lurked in the shadows - two themes that are set to continue well into next year. At the beginning of the season when Williams joined the Sydney Roosters after almost five seasons out of the game, there were plenty of pundits happy to say they didn't want him back and just as many lining up to say he couldn't cut it any more. Those doubters were emphatically silenced as Williams got better and better as the season wore on, spearheading the Roosters to the NRL premiership and New Zealand to the World Cup final. Now the question is ... what more can he do in 2014, in what will likely be his final season in the NRL? SBW was on the couch at home watching on though as Queensland secured an unprecedented eighth successive State of Origin series win. Things went well for NSW early as they went 1-0 up in Sydney but in a recurri ...
SONNY BILL TO HANG UP HIS BOXING GLOVES? Sonny Bill Williams has been stripped of his heavyweight boxing titles, will this spell the end of his boxing career. Should he call it a day? What's your view?
The guys over at Undisputed Sports have compiled a list of the most improved players in 2013. Do you agree or disagree with the list? To be included in this list, the player must have already played 20 first grade games before this season. Jake Friend Under the tutelage of new Rooster coach Trent Robinson, Jake Friend has taken his game to a whole new level. His running out of dummy half is up there with the best and he has developed a very effective short kicking game. Friend has been a crucial part of the Roosters season and is being hailed as the next Australian and Queensland hooker when Cameron Smith retires. While his attacking game hits new heights he is maintaining a high work rate in defence with an average of 37 tackles a game. Trent Robinson has worked wonders on Friend who still manages to shine in a team containing stars such as James Maloney and Sonny Bill Williams. Dean Whare The young former Sea Eagle was bought by Penrith to play fullback and started off the season in that no1 jersey. Des ...
'Sonny Bill Williams' Bedtime buddy cuddle cushion. I wish they did a Stephen one
Who were the best second rowers? Gotta pick two out of Sonny Bill Williams, Greg Bird, Mark Mexico, Simon Mannering, Sam Thaiday, Jason Taumalolo and Ashton Simms.
Quade Cooper & Sonny Bill Williams on the same photo . Perfection is the word.
Quade to keep boxing on: Quade Cooper will continue his professional boxing career despite close friend Sonny Bill Williams stepping ...
After watching the highlights of the Australia v NZ game. There was only one NZ highlight, and that was the pass from Sonny Bill Williams to Jarryd Hayne for an Australian try. Well done SBW.
Quade Cooper is doing a Sonny Bill Williams impersonation today
Fair play to the Aussie's, that was a well worked try. Quade Cooper with a pass straight out of the Sonny Bill Williams textbook.
watching Jonah Lomu and Sonny Bill Williams footage to get inspired for my rugby match today.
Kevin Locke is guna make Billy Slater shxt his pants. Sonny Bill Williams is guna smack Sam Thaidays ragitty *** off the field. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is guna whack Darius Boyd skitty undies and Big Manu Vatuvei guna run over Brett Morris. Up the Kiwis!!!
Sonny Bill Williams takes out world's best player. See who else won what at awards
England's Kallum Watkins (C) is tackled by New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams (L), Jesse Bromwich and...
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams to use World Cup final as justification for selection
Sonny Bill Williams in tears after being named player of year - via
Very good guy. You should look up Sonny Bill Williams and Richie McCaw. :P
I've literally spent the last hour watching Sonny Bill Williams' biggest hits, take note
Islam brings me happiness:Sonny Bill Williams: Islamic News DailyParis, November 28: I grew up as Christian,an...
Sonny Bill in tears after being named player of the year
sonny bill williams good luck tomorrow. Smash the Aussies!
Can't say I'm a huge Rugby League fan, but no matter what sport you're playing Sonny Bill Williams is a pleur name
After a stellar year, has no regrets about approach to 2014 season & the
we have a new fitty on the scene who is an actual tank, Sonny Bill Williams
Sonny bill Williams is an actual tank would like to thank for introducing me to him
New post: Islam brings me happiness:Sonny Bill Williams
Video: Sonny Bill Williams receives an impromptu haka from his NZ team-mates after winning player of the year award.
🍀. See what changed his life and made him a super star!!. 🍀.
"How Islam has helped become a rugby superstar
Sonny Bill Williams needs to come back to Union. that league stuff is for the birds
Big call, Australia by 12. Sonny Bill Williams will be too much for the Aussies! Kiwis by 8, SBW man of the match!
As well as representing NZ at Rugby League and Union, Sonny Bill Williams has won 6/6 pro heavyweight boxing fights.
Such a well spoken man. Great article It's things like this that earns you respect off the field!
Sonny Bill Williams is man for big moment
Good read from - thought he was the most hated man in Rugby League
I'm so glad that Sonny Bill Williams won Rugby League player of the year
This is a seriously good piece on I've never heard him speak so candidly.
VIDEO & story: Kiwis perform haka to honour for his player of the year award
“"I want to do things . other players aren't .do" - via Great article
Rugby League World Cup 2013: Sonny Bill Williams determined to rule the world again
Sydney Roosters skipper Anthony Minichiello says a clean six-week break from football will ensure the tricolours' World Cup-weary stars will be primed to defend their NRL title when season 2014 kicks off. The premiers fielded 16 players at the World Cup in Britain, more than any other club, with four - Sonny Bill Williams, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Frank Paul Nu'uausala - all named in the Kiwis' team for Sunday morning's (AEDT) final against Australia. With the Roosters to face Wigan in the World Club Challenge on February 22 at Allianz Stadium and the NRL Nines to be staged in Auckland the week before, there are fears the Roosters' campaign for back-to-back titles could hit a snag due to player burnout. But Minichiello, who has returned from playing for Italy in the international showpiece, is confident fatigue won't be a problem. "It's important to get away from football and freshen up, not just physically but mentally as well," Minichiello told AAP. "And that's what we will look ...
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams primed to make final impact via
Kiwi superstar Sonny Bill Williams has beaten Greg Inglis to Rugby League's international player of the year award.
How Islam calmed rugby's wild boy: Sonny Bill Williams is hoping to be the first player to win World Cups in b...
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams is tackled by England's Gareth Widdop ... - TVNZ
played rugby before I played football. Families all rugby fans. It is League though? :/ you've got to love Sonny Bill Williams!
Sonny Bill Williams set to collide with Sam Burgess: Rugby League superstars to lead New Zealand and England i...
Friends and foes line-up for SBW: VIDEO: A MAN in New Zealand has challenged Sonny Bill Williams to a fight - ...
What women really, really want: Sorry, Sonny Bill Williams, I'm sure you're a lovely bloke, but you're just not... htt…
Which back rowers have been the best at Burgess from england r.l.f.c Tariq Sims from Fiji Bati Brett Ferres from England Paul Gallen from Australian Rugby League team Sauaso Sue from Rugby League Samoa (RLS) Sonny Bill Williams from New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) Plenty of back rowers to choose from. Who's stood out to you?
I Got the No. 10 thanx to miss Jerralyn Junaiah Walker 1.My son is named after his allstar Uncle "Dan Carter" LOL and shares the same birthday as "Sonny Bill Williams" 3rd August. 2.I had Viral Meningitis when I was 9. 3.First time I played the pokies I was 16, at my dads local "The Bowlo" lol I chucked in $10 took out $50 Spent My 21st in America with my multii Gurl. 5.I Had a turtle and he ran away! *** LOL 6.Pocahontas was my FAVOURITE movie. 7.I was born and breed in Sydney. 8.First Concert I went to was AC/DC when I was 11. 9.My worst fears would have to be fish, Rats, Flying or crawling creatures. 10.My baby sister is 8 days older than my son.
Sonny Bill shakes off sore shoulder: Sonny Bill Williams has allayed fears he may miss the Kiwis' Rugby League...
SBW reveals new girlfriend: Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand in action during the Rugby League World Cup. So...
Sonny Bill Williams the second best Rugby League players i've seen live after Andrew Johns.
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Sonny Bill Williams is confirmed to play at Headingley tmw as New Zealand take on PNG. Will you ??
At yesterday's Welshpool RUFC lunch, JPR told us he thought best current player in the world is Sonny Bill Williams and best in Wales is Justin Tipuric. Can certainly see why he thinks that, and hesitant to disagree with the great man, but I would have gone for Ritchie MaCaw and Leigh Halfpenny.
Getting up early at 4am to watch the Rugby League World Cup New Zealand vs Samoa expecting NZ to have a big score but Samoa made a big come back I'm the 2nd half scoring 4 tries. He're comes super hero running for try only to make a boo boo. Sonny Bill Williams who doesn't want to play for NZ then change his mind before the team leaves for England. He runs for the try left it too long to touch the most needed try only to find his foot outside the try line.No try Sonny Bill Williams your most embarrassing moment in your very outstanding record of play. The poor young guy from Melbourne Storm who was dropped to give way for you will be laughing. Player of the day I pick Manu Vatuvei of the New Zealand Warriors who went on a scoring spree. New Zealand wins but defense was poor. Need a big improvement to beat England and Australia.
The Rugby League World Cup’s most famous player, Sonny Bill Williams, made a monumental error in New Zealand’s opening match, slipping across the dead ball line to squander what would have been an amazing try.
Price: Sonny Bill Williams will do it for Tohu Harris in Rugby League World Cup 2013: The flak good friend Son...
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is confident that Sonny Bill Williams will play at the 2015 World Cup -
National News Headlines • Clive Palmer is demanding more resources for his party after securing a voting bloc deal that will see him control the balance of power in the Senate. • The Prime Minister says he’s optimistic about securing free trade agreements with China, South Korea and Japan • The Abbott Government is set to launch a High Court challenge against the ACT's same-sex marriage scheme as soon as it becomes law. • A judge rejects a proposal for Gina Rinehart's daughter Bianca to replace her as head of a family trust. Sport • Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar says he’ll play his 200th and final test match next month. • Sonny Bill Williams has been given less than two weeks to decide whether he will return to New Zealand Rugby Union next year or play another season with Sydney Roosters.
An interesting video insight into Sonny Bill Williams from Phil Gould via The Footy Show.
Planet Rugby News Sonny Bill meets with NZRU: It has emerged that Sonny Bill Williams met with leading New Zea...
Sonny Bill Williams has made himself unavailable for New Zealand’s bid to defend the Rugby League World Cup, fuelling speculation the dual code international is set to switch back to Rugby Union in his home nation.
Williams facing tough decision: Sonny Bill Williams admits he has a tough decision to make…
Number 1 - don't doubt it. Blessed to work with Sonny Bill Williams and the
Talking to your best friend for hours over random topics...plus Sonny Bill Williams XD goodness, I love our convos XD
Sonny Bill Williams is being touted as the greatest dual code player in Rugby following his winning a second...
DTN Dubai: Sonny Bill Williams coy on his future plans: New Zealand star could return to union fold after Roos...
NRL grand final: Sonny Bill Williams to decide future in next few weeks via
Why SBW should turn his back on NRL (Morning Herald)
DTN Pakistan: SBW keeps sporting world guessing: Sonny Bill Williams is torn, his teammates and coaches are in...
So if Sonny Bill Williams and I could get married now that'd be awesome.
My school diary was covered in pics of Sonny bill williams and he's still babe'n after all these years 😳😍
Sonny Bill Williams keeping quiet on his playing future: Rugby League and union clubs are both desperate to si...
SBW keeps sporting world guessing: Sydney Roosters star Sonny Bill Williams says he is torn over the decision ...
Channel 9 News needs to stop talking Sonny Bill Williams up. The last time I checked, he's not the only person in the team.
Sonny Bill Williams’ future remains in limbo as the Roosters continue their grand final celebrations.
Sonny Bill Williams: Joins the Chiefs; they win the SuperRugby. Joins the All Blacks; they win the RWC. Joins Roosters; they win the
Why SBW should turn his back on the NRL
Great column Really well argued: why SBW will leave league.
Kiwis waiting on Sonny Bill's World Cup call: New Zealand is waiting on Sonny Bill Williams's call over whethe...
Kiwis waiting on Sonny Bill Williams' availability - Kiwis convenor of selectors Tony Iro is awaiting word from the Sonny Bill Williams camp whether the dual international will make himself available for New Zealand in the Rugby League World Cup.
Rep forward, Luke Lewis backs Boyd Cordner, to fill the shoes of Sonny Bill Williams, should the kiwi le…
Joseph Parker will beat Sonny Bill Williams worse than Arreola did Mitchell
New Zealand waiting on Sonny Bill Williams' call over Rugby League World Cup selection: New Zealand is waiting...
Sonny Bill Williams should change his name to "Dollar Bill Millions" because he be getting some serious paper at the moment.
Why Sonny Bill Williams should turn his back on league - WA today
SBW not giving anything away to Roosters fans: Sonny Bill Williams has given Sydney Roosters fans no clues about...
Eastern Suburbs Roosters win the NRL premiership . Congratulations. Sonny Bill Williams all class.
New Zealand is waiting on word from Sonny bill Williams's camp over whether he will be available for the
Great read from on Rugby League redemption story. Brilliant insights from
Kiwis waiting on Sonny's World Cup call: Sonny Bill Williams' availability has been the major talking point ah...
Russell Fairfax reckons two things stand out when he compares modern day great Sonny Bill Williams to his Roosters' premiership-winning teammate from the 1970s Artie Beetson. Firstly, Big Artie wobbled in contrast to the streamlined figure of supreme athlete SBW. But more importantly in the context of grand final week, Fairfax believes the Roosters' don't give Williams the support play that Beetson was afforded by those outside him in yesteryear. Fairfax rates Williams as the club's best ball-player since Beetson, but says the Roosters can utilise the dual international better in Sunday's grand final against Manly at ANZ Stadium. Williams has been a weapon for the Roosters on the right and through the middle, but Fairfax says he can do more. The former Roosters fullback and coach said Beetson was always given an array of options when he ran the football, and he believes Williams' talents deserve the same treatment. "He needs more runners, he's only ever got the one option," Fairfax said. "With Beetson you ...
Roosters were the team that were supposed to be the under achievers this year. Well we won the minor premiership and are now in the Grand Final for a night of big hits and lots more action I'm sure Sonny Bill Williams will make the right call Rugby League and Rugby Union are team sports and the old saying is that there is no I in team and it must be clear to Sonny Bill that all the accolades that he has enjoyed since returning to RL would not have come on his efforts alone he's had some very good company in all his team mates,Coach and support staff at the Roosters like another great Roosters forward Big Artie Beetson he was brilliant but he had just as great standing with him but while all the attention is on Sonny Bill. I'd like to think one player is not a team without the rest of the team. 1 Anthony Minichiello Mini your a true champion enough said 2 Daniel Tupou big strong and fast 3 Michael Jennings your a magician the opposition have no idea what your about to do 4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall strong and not ...
PUNTERS: GI TO SNARE DALLY M Greg Inglis was the $4.50 favourite and best backed player with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au to win the 2013 Dally M medal when betting closed and voting went behind closed doors. Inglis had attracted double the money to the next best backed player, which was Melbourne’s Cooper Cronk – the Storm halfback was on the second line of betting at $6.00. Rounding out the top five in betting was Jarrod Mullen ($8.00), Daly Cherry-Evans and John Sutton (both $9.00). Other stars like Jonathan Thurston, Todd Carney and Sonny Bill Williams had all attracted solid punter support but had drifted out to $12, $17 and $26 respectively. “GI trailed Cooper Cronk by a single vote when it went behind closed doors but punters felt he was well ahead of the pack. Did he do enough in the second half of the season to surpass Cronk? You could mount a case for yes and no,” sportsbet.com.au’s Ben Hawes said. Sportsbet.com.au is already open on the 2014 Dally M winner market, with Inglis sha ...
Full credit to Oracle, the faster boat won on the day. Great effort Team New Zealand, you have done NZ proud no less. Not sure if Stephen Donald, Piri Weepu or Sonny Bill Williams could've got us out of this one. Maybe need to hit up Kim Dotcom to help fund the next Team New Zealand challenge
Video: Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce says the Roosters have total trust in their Sonny Bill Williams
I liked a video Konrad Hurrell looks for a fight with Sonny Bill Williams - Roosters V Warriors 2013
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NRL will spare no effort to retain Sonny Bill Williams via
but mostly, I'm saving myself for Sonny Bill Williams.
sonny bill Williams smashed souths out of the ballpark last week - roosters now minor premiers & on the way to GF
In his first season back in RL, Sonny Bill Williams a finalist in RLPA Players Player award.
and Sam Burgess, Sonny-Bill Williams, Watmough, G Stewart, Lima and Gallen would all eat O'loughlin
Sonny Bill Williams is still way hotter and your husband is letting you look up naked men smh
League officials vow to keep Sonny Bill Williams in league
Sonny bill williams is just a machine
George north is probably as tank as sonny bill Williams
Sonny bill Williams is just fit as 👌👌
sonny bill Williams sporting jersey. Catch this??
NRL chief wooing Sonny Bill: THE wooing of Sonny Bill Williams starts at the top.
although he is a doos,I like the name Sonny Bill Williams!
Gaz blown away by SBW: MARK Gasnier says Sonny Bill Williams is the complete player and is the player of the round after his outstand...
...Gasnier gives his player of the week to Sonny Bill Williams
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Sonny Bill Williams on the precipice of greatness
Sonny Bill Williams, Nigel Vagana, Reni Matua, David Solomana and Frank Puletua will be at the Gordon U14s Tour lunch
well after being in Australia for 4 days, I'd say Sonny Bill Williams. That's all the newspapers are talking about.
Can't wait to look like sonny bill Williams
not being funny but Sonny Bill Williams is a good looking bloke! His sleeve is sick as well
Jackie was talkin about sonny bill williams, and I had to show her this winner.
Don't think Phillip was amused with my sonny bill Williams pass today before the game
All a girl needs is chocolate, shoes and Sonny Bill Williams.
Sonny Bill Williams on precipice of greatness
Rugby is my thing but Jesus is my KING- Sonny Bill Williams
Why is it I always want to be someone else like Chris brown or sonny bill Williams but never me I never feel comfortable in my skin
Sonny Bill Williams , why you gotta be so sexy :(♥
Your power is necessary for the next World Cup. Come back Jarom Kaino & Sonny Bill Williams!. Blacks
"If I was to fight Sonny Bill Williams, he'd definitely beat me right now" - Paul Gallen on Triple M
The NRL must do everything to keep Sonny Bill Williams in the game
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Do you reckon Sonny Bill Williams is sitting watching the going, 'I'm doing that next'?
Couldn't agree more, whata freak of an athlete The NRL must do everything to keep SBW in the game
What's Sonny going to do to Sam? - Sam Burgess must know that Sonny Bill Williams will be gunning for revenge ...
Who will come out on top? Sam Burgess or Sonny Bill Williams? I'm looking forward to finding out.
SBW chasing Burgess square-up - Sam Burgess welcomed back Sonny Bill Williams to the NRL in round one by trampl...
I would be happy if i wake up and CR7 is back at United, Odemwingie is at Cardiff, and Sonny Bill Williams is back playin union with Chiefs!
Forget Bale to Madrid, rumours are Sonny Bill Williams is on his way back to the Chiefs. What a player.
Looks like Sonny Bill Williams may be on his way to the Chiefs. Hope he is. Love watching him in union.
Breakfast sports guru tips Sonny Bill Williams likely to sign with the Chiefs. Listen at
if sonny bill Williams comes back it would be him
Watching Sonny Bill Williams with the and the family and thinking of I'll pass him your numbe…
Sonny Bill Williams set to make his return to Rugby Union & the Chiefs..
have you heard sonny bill Williams is coming back to union!?
Sonny Bill Williams tipped to return to Chiefs
Former All Blacks international Sonny Bill Williams is reportedly poised to confirm his return to rugby...
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Sonny Bill Williams will reportedly return to Rugby Union and back-to-back Super Rugby winners the Chiefs next year.
Whether it gets announced publicly I dont know but Sonny Bill Williams will sign with Chiefs this week.
Sonny Bill Williams is way too sexy
Yes we lost but Brandon still won meeting sonny bill Williams seantreacy17…
Looks like Sonny Bill Williams might be returning to union. Great news.
Sonny Bill Williams is having a stinker!
Sonny Bill Williams is an absolute fecking monster!!
Sonny Bill Williams thinking of returning to Rugby Union already
Benji Marshall and Sonny Bill Williams remain in the selection frame for the Kiwis for the World Cup. But there...
Phase 2 of Provan Summons voting is Open. Who do you LIKE as the player of the year? The shortlist as selected by the fans is: Greg Inglis, Cooper Cronk, Andrew Fifita, Sam Burgess, James Maloney, Adam Reynolds, Billy Slater, Cameron Smith, Johnathan Thurston and Sonny Bill Williams.
How can i put my dik into you? — Don't? Unless you are Sonny Bill Williams. Xavier Samuel. A really got gu...
Come on Sonny Bill Williams if your the tough guy that you have been marketed to be, then you would no hesitation...
What Round 23 means for your team: Sonny Bill Williams returns for the Roosters. Source: DailyTelegraph HERE’S...
SBW FUTURE - Coach Trent Robinson believes Sonny Bill Williams has made up his mind about his future & hopes it's to stay at
Chiefs, NRL or $1 million per season in England's Super League - what will Sonny Bill Williams do?
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I truly do not understand the Sonny Bill Williams hate. He's a humble guy and extremely talented in more than one sport. Are people jealous?
Sonny Bill Williams' got a 2014 plan - coach
have you heard anything about sonny bill Williams that would be an amazing signing
I just saw a midget that looked exactly like sonny bill Williams
I really need Sonny Bill Williams & Didier Cohen in my life. Someone help me
I read about dave rennie the chiefs coach leaving a gap open for sonny bill Williams they gave him a three year contract :) :) :)
Sonny Bill Williams offered chance to return to Super Rugby via
Spoiler alert sonny bill Williams rips his shirt, but going to complain
I fell in lovee with Sonny Bill Williams♥
sonny bill Williams would batter Rooney
or am I finally back on the right path? ( Sonny Bill Williams will always be superior) but overall footballers >rugby players
o now I wouldn't mind a piece of him either..check out sonny bill Williams 😍
Salford city reds are offering sonny bill Williams 650,000 to move
if your name is Sonny Bill Williams.
should worry about this if his fight with is promoted by Khoder Nasser!
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i see koukash is after Sonny Bill Williams for salford that would be one major coup but is it all mouth?
Sonny Bill Williams v Francois Botha fight was a debacle and "another nail in the coffin" of boxing: Johnny Lewis
Can we just take a minute to appreciate the beauty of Sonny Bill Williams.
Salford are apparently after Sonny Bill Williams... In their freakin dreams!!
Salford want Sonny Bill Williams? More chance of me walking on the moon!
I got Sonny bill williams on "Who is your Maori (New Zealander) boyfriend" all the boys at school lok up at him
Paul Kent says Sonny Bill Williams will be in Rugby Union next year - do you agree or will he play on more year in the NRL?
Sonny Bill Williams is just the coolest guy
Fotoset: guytopia: Sonny Bill Williams. The hottest professional rugby player in the history of the...
Sonny Bill Williams to Salford. Your havin a laugh.
I was only ever taken by Troy and sonny bill Williams!
Roosters captain Anthony Minichello says if Sonny bill Williams walks out after 1 season he won't be a roosters great.
Sonny Bill Williams. Why you do this to me.
Nothing is better in the morning than waking up, checking instagram and perving at Sonny Bill Williams latest snaps.
“hock for salford done deal I hear,as for sonny Bill Williams more chance of sighning terr…
▪ One-season Sonny no Roosters great: SONNY Bill Williams might deliver the Roosters a premiership but ...
I just wish my sports shows talked about actual sport as much as what Sonny Bill Williams was wearing to training
SONNY Bill Williams won't rate as a great if he bails after one season - title or not.
All Black and boxer Sonny Bill Williams is due to fight for the NZ heavy weight title in Feburary. Not a boxer of any note…
Sonny bill Williams and Quade Cooper are disgracing boxing beating up fat old has beens. Stick to your sport or do it prop…
The only person on this earth with swag is sonny bill williams
Sonny bill Williams to sign for one more year in league after the World Cup
Anthony Minichiello says Roosters team-mate Sonny Bill Williams has rediscovered his passion for
Sydney Roosters fullback Anthony Minichiello says Sonny Bill Williams is loving life in the NRL, especially...
Sydney Roosters favourites to hold onto Sonny Bill Williams when he decides on his future | Fox Sports
Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams yet to decide whether he will join Benji Marshall in Rugby Union next season.
New Zealand Rugby Union confirm they have offered Sonny Bill Williams a 3-year deal to return to code after Rugby Leagu…
Every moment matters: rocks Sonny Bill Williams in his return to Rugby League | Fox Sports
Sonny Bill Williams, Liam Messam, Quade Cooper and Ma'a Nonu are the coolest guys. Oh and The Rock.
Sonny Bill Williams in action for the Sydney Roosters against Newcastle Knights
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Sonny Bill to miss 2 games with early plea: Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams has submitted an ear...
Two match suspension looms for SBW: A two week suspension looms for Sydney Roosters star Sonny Bill Williams...
Sonny Bill faces two-match ban: Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams is facing a two-match NRL suspen...
SBW faces two-week NRL suspension: Sydney Roosters backrower Sonny Bill Williams is facing two weeks on the...
Sonny Bill Williams placed on report for shoulder charge in Sydney Roosters ... - The Daily Telegraph
Sonny Bill Williams on report in Sydney Roosters win over Newcastle Knights -
Sonny-Bill out of Sharks clash: A hamstring injury has kept Sonny-Bill Williams out of tonight's NRL clash wit...
will miss this weeks clash against the Sharks Saturday night
Nu'uausala "I learned how to train, eat properly & how to use my talent. I just needed someone to show me the ropes"
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Sonny Bill Williams sidelined for Sharks clash -
NRL: Sonny Bill Williams out of Sydney Roosters' clash with Cronulla Sharks
Sonny Bill Williams out of clash with for
Roosters star Sonny Bill Williams ruled out of NRL clash with Sharks: Sydney Roosters back-rower Sonny Bill Wi...
Sonny Bill Williams's hamstring strain has ruled him out of the Roosters' clash with Cronulla on Saturday
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The Sydney Roosters will be without Sonny Bill Williams for the NRL match against Cronulla after he failed to...
Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled of the Sydney Roosters side to play the Cronulla Sharks tomorrow night due to a hamstring injury.
Sonny Bill Williams out of stoush with Sharks
Sonny Bill Williams out of stoush with Sharks - Sydney Morning Herald
Sonny Bill Williams is OUT of this weekends clash with the Cronulla Sharks.
BREAKING: Roosters Sonny Bill Williams is out of Saturday nights clash against the Sharks.
Sonny Bill Williams out of stoush with Sharks - WA today
Sonny ruled out of Cronulla clash: SONNY Bill Williams has been ruled out of Saturday night's clash against th...
NRL: Sonny Bill Williams will not play tomorrow night against the
Sonny Bill Williams is out versus the Sharks
Sonny Bill Williams out of showdown with Sharks
BREAKING: Sonny Bill Williams out of the clash against Cronulla
“Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of the Roosters match against the Sharks on Saturday.
BREAKING: Sonny Bill Williams ruled out of tomorrow's match against
NEWS: Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of tomorrow night's clash with the Sharks
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Mastered the Sonny Bill Williams hand off now i need to perfect his off load! I love playing like him! Big up go follow him
Strenght cannot be estimated no one knows how strong u are until u prove it -Sonny Bill Williams
Sonny Bill Williams put on a hijab onto her niece turned out to be so pretty. Okay. You see, sbw -- has it.. Turn me on.
Tony Abbott might appear on if they seat him next to a hologram of Sonny Bill Williams.
Sonny Bill Williams is like the Justin bieber of rugby..except he's a G lol
Yeah it's a n'awful disgrace of you !! The best feen in rugby is Sonny Bill Williams
And now Sonny Bill Williams is framed. An AB jersey signed by SBW is also on offer in our monster raffle. That,...
Sonny go to work. Sonny fix Williams bathroom. Sonny Bill Williams
Man how I wish I had the sport channels, I wanna see Sonny Bill Williams lol he is beautiful, but at least I get the sport news channel :D
Hamstring strain for Sonny Bill Williams, but he's expected to be back next match (after the bye).
Todays grapple on - Has your opinion of Sonny Bill Williams changed?
Luke Walsh with tonight's (provisional) top score - 65*. Sonny Bill Williams didn't play the second half, and finished on 14*. How's your side traveling midway through Round 17?
Sounds like Sonny Bill Williams is going back to rugby. The guy is a *** Kick his *** out of league now. Then union should tell him to get stuffed too...
Sonny Bill Williams could return to the Chiefs as early as next year, says coach Dave Rennie. The Chiefs are holding open a midfield spot for the 2014 season, with Williams - currently playing in the NRL for the Sydney Roosters - in mind, and he is considered almost a certainty to return to Hamilton for the World Cup year of 2015. "At this stage we haven't filled up our midfield roster so if he was available we'd certainly jump at that opportunity," Rennie said of next season. The defending champion Chiefs, second on the table with the chance to go to first if they beat the Hurricanes in Hamilton tomorrow night, have had a mix-and-match look to their midfield this season. Richard Kahui's shoulder injury and looming departure for Japan - he is set to formally sign a contract with Toshiba this week after getting the all-clear on his problem joint - has meant Tim Nanai-Williams, Bundee Aki, Andrew Horrell and Charlie Ngatai have been swapped around the second-five and centre positions. None, apart from Ngata ...
Andrew Johns says the must "bend the rules" to keep Sonny Bill Williams in the game next year
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SALARY CAP PREVENTS ANOTHER PLAYER OUTSIDE THE TOP 25 FROM PLAYING The NRL's second-tier salary cap has robbed another young player of a likely debut after the Roosters were told they were unable to use Kane Evans on Friday night. With the uncertainty surrounding Sonny Bill Williams because of a glute strain, the Roosters had applied to the NRL to use the uncapped Evans from the interchange bench in a reworked side. Instead, the club were told by the NRL that Evans could not play and they had to use Tinirau Arona instead. Both Arona and Evans warmed up on Friday night, but for Evans it was only to give him a taste of first-grade experience. Arona played his only top grade game this year in round one. With Williams in doubt, James Maloney, Michael Jennings and Mitchell Pearce on Origin duty and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves suspended, the Roosters' depth was tested. The Roosters chief operating officer of football, Brian Canavan, called for immediate change. ''We made the application and through the interpretati ...
Sonny Bill Williams enjoyed a triumphant return to the his old Canterbury kennel, as his Sydney Roosters survived a late surge to score a 20-18 NRL win on Friday night.
Good evening everybody, and thank god it's the weekend, albeit a little cold and rainy. NRL Friday Night Football kicks off at ANZ Stadium shortly with the Canterbury Bulldogs taking in the Sydney Roosters in this Origin-affected Round 15. Sonny Bill Williams returns to the place he used to call home before his controversial departure, and there could be a pocket of Bulldogs supporters that may yet of forgiven him 5 years later. Should be a cracking match, despite both teams having players out due to Origin representation. All this, as well as extended coverage of Day Four of Royal Ascot Carnival, headlined by the Coronation Stakes...
Late changes: The Roosters' halfback tonight is... Sonny Bill Williams. Mortimer moves to five-eighth, Aubusson in the centres, Guerra back row. Graham starts for the Bulldogs, Kasiano on the bench. Roosters say SBW still needs to get through the pre-game warm-up.
Sonny Bill Williams will be playing at Halfback tonight
Well before Sonny Bill Williams signed with the Sydney Roosters the word was that he would not be playing the Canterbury Bulldogs at home as he didn't want to give them an opportunity to get a big ...
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