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# sbw - Friday 4 September, 2020

'Freak of nature' Sonny Bill Williams 'best athlete I've coached,' says ex-All Blacks boss Hansen
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'Freak of nature' Sonny Bill Williams 'best athlete I've coached,' says ex-All Blacks boss Hansen

Sep 4th 2020, 8:58 AM 10,386 Views 0 Comments

The cross-code superstar returns to Australian rugby league this weekend.

# sbw - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams confirms return to NRL's Roosters
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# Sbw

Cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams confirms return to NRL's Roosters

Jul 29th 2020, 7:45 AM 5,752 Views 0 Comments

The two-time World Cup-winning former All Black is returning to Sydney.

# sbw - Sunday 15 September, 2019

All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours
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# Be Grand

All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours

Sep 15th 2019, 11:06 AM 10,344 Views 2 Comments

Social media in New Zealand has been abuzz with reports that the centre was heading home.

# sbw - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Sonny Bill Williams tweets forceful response to insist he's not under pressure
# Pressure's For Tyres
# Pressure's For Tyres

Sonny Bill Williams tweets forceful response to insist he's not under pressure

Aug 1st 2019, 8:39 AM 10,382 Views 7 Comments

He’s not rattled at all.

# sbw - Friday 24 August, 2018

Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup
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# Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup

Aug 24th 2018, 10:20 AM 8,405 Views 8 Comments

‘I can’t believe these kinds of rumours still float around.’

# sbw - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Hansen defends under-fire Sonny Bill Williams after calls to drop the centre
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# All Blacks

Hansen defends under-fire Sonny Bill Williams after calls to drop the centre

Oct 17th 2017, 8:25 AM 8,817 Views 1 Comment

Simple – ‘He is playing well.’

# sbw - Thursday 24 August, 2017

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock
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# Sbw

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock

Aug 24th 2017, 10:46 AM 3,738 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand were not guilty of a “deliberate failure” to deal with Sonny Bill Williams’ blows to the head, according to SANZAAR.

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock
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All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock

Aug 24th 2017, 9:52 AM 6,965 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand were not guilty of a “deliberate failure” to deal with Sonny Bill Williams’ blows to the head, according to SANZAAR.

# sbw - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Sonny Bill cleared to face Australia as NZ win appeal claiming 'game of 3 halves' should count in ban
# Lawyered Up
# Lawyered Up

Sonny Bill cleared to face Australia as NZ win appeal claiming 'game of 3 halves' should count in ban

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:03 PM 9,307 Views 24 Comments

40 minutes against Counties Manukau and 40 minutes against Taranaki now counts as the fourth match in SBW’s suspension.

# sbw - Friday 7 July, 2017

'I don’t think he intentionally led with his shoulder': Apology accepted and Watson moving on from hard SBW hit
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# Bury The Hatchet

'I don’t think he intentionally led with his shoulder': Apology accepted and Watson moving on from hard SBW hit

Jul 7th 2017, 10:29 AM 6,529 Views 6 Comments

Hard, but not the hardest hit the 23-year-old has suffered.

# sbw - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Sonny Bill Williams to face judicial hearing over shoulder charge tomorrow
# The Bold Step
# The Bold Step

Sonny Bill Williams to face judicial hearing over shoulder charge tomorrow

Jul 1st 2017, 1:51 PM 12,956 Views 8 Comments

The All Blacks centre saw red in the second Test earlier.

'The tackle of a man who still hasn't got the violent stupidity of rugby league out of his system'
# Nz Reaction
# Nz Reaction

'The tackle of a man who still hasn't got the violent stupidity of rugby league out of his system'

Jul 1st 2017, 12:25 PM 29,935 Views 31 Comments

The Kiwi media have the knives out for SBW and rugby league after their first red card since 1967.

# sbw - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'He’s a monster' - Sonny Bill Williams shows his All Black class against Lions
# Test Quality
# Test Quality

'He’s a monster' - Sonny Bill Williams shows his All Black class against Lions

Jun 7th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,423 Views 12 Comments

The Blues centre was in superb form against the tourists at Eden Park.

# sbw - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Fasting for Ramadan, Sonny Bill Williams hungry to bring down the Lions
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# Superstar

Fasting for Ramadan, Sonny Bill Williams hungry to bring down the Lions

Jun 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,679 Views 3 Comments

The Blues centre has recovered from a knee issue to start at inside centre tomorrow.

# sbw - Monday 5 June, 2017

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland
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# Sbw

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland

Jun 5th 2017, 3:54 AM 13,900 Views 6 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.

# sbw - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Sonny Bill permitted to wear Blues jersey without two sponsors, no change if he wears an All Black shirt
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# Brand Awareness

Sonny Bill permitted to wear Blues jersey without two sponsors, no change if he wears an All Black shirt

Apr 12th 2017, 11:27 AM 10,196 Views 13 Comments

New Zealand Rugby will allow changes to accommodate SBW’s conscientious objection.

# sbw - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Sonny Bill set for first 15s appearance since 2015 World Cup final
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# Sbw

Sonny Bill set for first 15s appearance since 2015 World Cup final

Apr 6th 2017, 10:26 AM 6,633 Views 2 Comments

He hasn’t played since tearing his Achilles tendon on sevens duty during the Rio Olympics.

# sbw - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Inside Mount Albert Grammar, the national champions and SBW's old school
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# Facing History

Inside Mount Albert Grammar, the national champions and SBW's old school

Oct 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 20,775 Views 2 Comments

We visited the Auckland school to hear about their focus on culture and tactical knowledge.

# sbw - Thursday 22 September, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor camp deny injury, Sexton and Payne picked and today's sport
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# Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor camp deny injury, Sexton and Payne picked and today's sport

Sep 22nd 2016, 8:21 PM 17,328 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Carl Frampton nears massive rematch deal, Ireland launch new rugby jersey and Brive fly-half gets 14-week ban for eye gouging.

# sbw - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland
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# Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

Aug 10th 2016, 4:07 PM 7,467 Views 13 Comments

The code-hopping star has been ruled out for six to nine months.

# sbw - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Rio will be a family affair for Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand announce sevens squads
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# Sevens Heaven

Rio will be a family affair for Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand announce sevens squads

Jul 3rd 2016, 4:06 PM 10,216 Views 6 Comments

Liam Messam is the big name missing.

# sbw - Monday 25 January, 2016

World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams switches to rugby sevens ahead of Olympics
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# Sbw

World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams switches to rugby sevens ahead of Olympics

Jan 25th 2016, 10:37 AM 8,316 Views 12 Comments

The All Black has been named in the squad for the upcoming World Series event.

# sbw - Monday 2 November, 2015

Only Ma'a Nonu could get away with wearing this vest... and THOSE SHORTS
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# See My Vest

Only Ma'a Nonu could get away with wearing this vest... and THOSE SHORTS

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:34 PM 19,943 Views 8 Comments

He never goes out of style.

# sbw - Sunday 1 November, 2015

'One gesture of generosity deserves another' - SBW presented with RWC winners' medal
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# Classy Gesture

'One gesture of generosity deserves another' - SBW presented with RWC winners' medal

Nov 1st 2015, 8:43 PM 19,707 Views 23 Comments

The All Black had given his original to a young fan shortly after yesterday’s final.

# sbw - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Now there's video footage of that brilliant moment between Sonny Bill and the young fan
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# Sonny Brill

Now there's video footage of that brilliant moment between Sonny Bill and the young fan

Oct 31st 2015, 10:32 PM 32,951 Views 37 Comments

Williams gave away World Cup medal to young fan who was tackled by security.

# sbw - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Sonny Bill Williams in New Zealand 7s squad for Rio Olympics season
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# Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams in New Zealand 7s squad for Rio Olympics season

Aug 19th 2015, 9:51 AM 6,452 Views 7 Comments

Liam Messam, Akira Ioane and Ardie Savea are also among an enviable squad.

# sbw - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Analysis: Sonny Bill Williams serves reminder of offloading X-factor
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# Skills

Analysis: Sonny Bill Williams serves reminder of offloading X-factor

Jul 21st 2015, 6:35 PM 10,025 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old centre was in impressive form against Argentina last weekend.

# sbw - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Smith smashed by SBW, but Hurricane skill helps them underline title credentials
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# Brotherly Shove

Smith smashed by SBW, but Hurricane skill helps them underline title credentials

Jun 13th 2015, 10:56 AM 6,053 Views 0 Comments

An out-of-this-world offload helped the ‘Canes bounce back from a 13 – 0 deficit.

# sbw - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs
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# Classic

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs

Apr 1st 2015, 1:31 PM 8,783 Views 4 Comments

We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.

# sbw - Friday 19 December, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper get approval to fight again
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# Boxers

Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper get approval to fight again

Dec 19th 2014, 4:02 PM 6,690 Views 5 Comments

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen gave his blessing for SBW to fight, while Cooper got sign-off from the ARU.

# sbw - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning
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# Sbw

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning

Oct 8th 2014, 3:10 PM 7,164 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old replaced Connacht-bound Bundee Aki in the second half of Counties Manukau’s ITM Cup clash.

# sbw - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams teams up with Tana Umaga as he plots World Cup comeback
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# Master Blaster

Sonny Bill Williams teams up with Tana Umaga as he plots World Cup comeback

Jun 15th 2014, 10:37 PM 9,965 Views 12 Comments

The dual star will play with Counties Manukau and is expected to join up with the Chiefs next year.

# sbw - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge
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# Bosh

Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge

Mar 8th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,947 Views 6 Comments

The former All Blacks centre will be banned for three games if he pleads guilty.

# sbw - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

'Rude' SBW stripped of boxing titles
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# Dual Star

'Rude' SBW stripped of boxing titles

Dec 17th 2013, 10:01 AM 7,615 Views 3 Comments

First Vitali, now this. What is boxing coming to?

# sbw - Monday 2 December, 2013

'Sit on the fence, brother': SBW talks union v league, benching 160(ish) and being the best
# Codebreaker
# Codebreaker

'Sit on the fence, brother': SBW talks union v league, benching 160(ish) and being the best

Dec 2nd 2013, 5:21 PM 6,960 Views 3 Comments

The former All Black speaks about the difficulties in adapting to a change of sport.

# sbw - Friday 11 October, 2013

Sonny Bill Williams won't make rugby union comeback next year
# Code Breaker
# Code Breaker

Sonny Bill Williams won't make rugby union comeback next year

Oct 11th 2013, 9:49 AM 2,299 Views 2 Comments

Williams had been tipped to rejoin the All Blacks ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

# sbw - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here he goes again: Sonny Bill Williams to fight 'White Buffalo' in November
# Moonlighting
# Moonlighting

Here he goes again: Sonny Bill Williams to fight 'White Buffalo' in November

Aug 18th 2012, 12:58 PM 1,830 Views 0 Comments

This is the most upright photo we could find of Francois Botha.