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#Sonny Bill Williams

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Dan Carter makes comeback in All Blacks rout of US

The out-half made his long-awaited return as New Zealand put United States to the sword

# sonny-bill-williams - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

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

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Nonu injury opens All Blacks door for Sonny Bill

Sonny Bill Williams could start in the autumn internationals after Nonu broke his arm yesterday.

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Who's robbed Sonny Bill Williams' shoes? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cian Healy singing a power ballad and Jack Wilshere’s look-a-like.

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 15 June, 2014

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

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge Bosh This post contains videos

Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

'Rude' SBW stripped of boxing titles

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Monday 2 December, 2013

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

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: The Sonny Bill Williams Story

Watch, listen, feel inadequate.

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Explainer: An outsider’s guide to the Rugby League World Cup

For starters, it kicks off today. The next five weeks are going to be awesome.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 11 October, 2013

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

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 11 August, 2013

All Blacks try to tempt Sonny Bill Williams back to rugby union

Williams is bidding to become the first person to win a World Cup in both codes — but the NZRU want him back playing union.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 26 July, 2013

9 classic moments when sporting legends linked up with regular folk

Featuring Richie McCaw, Matt Le Tissier, Michael Jordan and our very own Keith Fahey.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Insane Quade Cooper pass only finishes second in impressive Top 5 Backhand Compliments This post contains videos

Insane Quade Cooper pass only finishes second in impressive Top 5

And before you say ‘Carlos Spencer’, the All Black only came third.

# sonny-bill-williams - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Hansen tasked with retaining World Cup in 2015, opens door to Sonny Bill

In other news, Paddy Wallace has yet to decide his 2015 holiday plans.

# sonny-bill-williams - Monday 26 November, 2012

Quade Cooper turns focus to pro boxing

Australian out-half Quade Cooper is to follow Sonny Bill Williams into the ring by making his professional boxing debut in February.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 23 November, 2012

VIDEO: Hosea Gear's devastating score against Ireland up for Try of the Year Jaw Dropping This post contains videos

VIDEO: Hosea Gear's devastating score against Ireland up for Try of the Year

Here’s a nice confidence booster for you Keith Earls.

# sonny-bill-williams - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Ex-All Black Williams a doubt for Botha fight

A pectoral injury could rule Sonny Bill Williams out of his heavyweight boxing bout against Francois Botha next month.

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Kindred spirits? It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Kindred spirits? It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Bernard Dunne, David Walsh and Sonny Bill Williams.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Sonny Bill Williams takes career to Japan

The All Blacks star will play in Japan’s Top League with Ota club Panasonic Wild Knights next season.

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

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

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Sonny Bill Williams: is the New Zealand star tarnishing his legacy? NRL

Sonny Bill Williams: is the New Zealand star tarnishing his legacy?

There is a magnetic quality to him that, like most iconic sports stars, is hard to define, writes Tom Fox of the departing All Black.

# sonny-bill-williams - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Sonny Bill Williams set to turn his back on the All Blacks

The 26-year-old will take up a lucrative contract in Japan before switching codes back to rugby league.

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 23 June, 2012

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test Third Test This post contains videos

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test

It was the last-chance saloon for Declan Kidney’s side on their summer tour. Could they find that extra push to beat the All Blacks?

# sonny-bill-williams - Saturday 16 June, 2012

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 15 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# sonny-bill-williams - Monday 11 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Kiwi press believe Irish 'mob' are ripe for crushing Dog's Tucker This post contains videos

Summer Tour Diary: Kiwi press believe Irish 'mob' are ripe for crushing

New Zealanders expect some bite and struggle from their prey while Euro 2012 woes do little to lift team morale.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 8 June, 2012

Preview: Avoid front row woes and we will run the All Blacks very close

Hopes are high that Ireland can end a 107 year wait to beat the All Blacks but McCaw, Carter and Woodcock are not ones for rolling over.

# sonny-bill-williams - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 9 February, 2012

YouTube Top 10: because if you stick at it, you can do anything you want Work Can Wait This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because if you stick at it, you can do anything you want

The inspiring tale of paraplegic skiier Josh Dueck, and nine other weird and wonderful clips from the world of sport – it’s this week’s YouTube Top 10.

# sonny-bill-williams - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

WATCH: Sonny Bill Williams weigh-in fight SBW KO This post contains videos

WATCH: Sonny Bill Williams weigh-in fight

In his spare time Williams likes nothing better than to relax, unwind and get punched in the face by professional boxers.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 20 October, 2011

The Score's team of the Rugby World Cup

It’s taken us all of 46 games (and over a month of late nights and early morning), but we’ve finally settled on 15 names worthy of a place on our dream teamsheet.

WATCH: Ali and Sonny Bill wind the press corps up Giggling This post contains videos

WATCH: Ali and Sonny Bill wind the press corps up

The All Blacks duo decided to entertain themselves during yesterday’s press conference by pretending to translate each other… and tee-heeing like little schoolgirls. Not everyone was entertained.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 13 October, 2011

McCaw and Dagg among starters to face Australia

All Blacks coach Graham Henry has made a number of changes from the side that beat Argentina in last weekend’s quarter-final.

# sonny-bill-williams - Friday 7 October, 2011

The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Friday

We’re on the brink of history, ladies and gentlemen.

# sonny-bill-williams - Thursday 6 October, 2011

YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay Virals This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay

Plus: Sonny Bill Williams whaling on a podgemeister, the accuracy of FIFA 12′s demo and a man with buttocks of steel!