Sonny Bill Williams

Born: July 31, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'4" (194cm)
Weight: 17st 0lb (108kg)

Hometown: Auckland, Auckland Region

Sonny Bill Williams throws a right at Chauncy Welliver during their heavyweight bout during the Footy Show Fight Night at Allphones Arena on January 31, 2015
Sports Mole has 49 articles about Sonny Bill Williams. Articles 1 to 40:
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Sean O'Brien cleared to face New Zealand after citing case dismissed
Sean O'Brien is given the green light to feature in the British and Irish Lions' third and final Test against New Zealand, but Sonny Bill Williams is banned.
Jul 2, 13:43
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland "a pretty happy clown" after second-Test victory
Warren Gatland says that he is "proud" of the British and Irish Lions' display to beat New Zealand in Wellington, joking that he is now a "pretty happy clown".
Jul 1, 11:08
Beauden Barrett (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates with Sam Cane and Sonny Bill Williams after scoring his teams fourth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Sonny Bill Williams facing nine months out of action
Sonny Bill Williams will miss New Zealand's upcoming Rugby Championship campaign after being ruled out of action for nine months with an Achilles tendon injury.
Aug 10, 14:38
Beauden Barrett (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates with Sam Cane and Sonny Bill Williams after scoring his teams fourth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams to miss rest of Rio Olympics with injury
New Zealand star Sonny Bill Williams is ruled out of the remainder of the rugby sevens at the Olympics in Rio due to an Achilles injury.
Aug 9, 18:37
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Result: Japan stun New Zealand in rugby sevens clash at Rio Olympics
Japan stun New Zealand with a 14-12 victory in their opening rugby sevens match at the Olympics in Rio.
Aug 9, 17:36
Jerry Collins speaks to the media during a Barbarians training session at North Sydney Oval on June 2, 2009
New Zealand stars take World Cup trophy to Jerry Collins's grave
New Zealand's World Cup stars visit the grave of former All Blacks player Jerry Collins with the Webb Ellis Cup.
Nov 6, 10:32
Beauden Barrett (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates with Sam Cane and Sonny Bill Williams after scoring his teams fourth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Video: New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams gives Rugby World Cup winners medal to young fan
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams gives his Rugby World Cup winners medal to a young fan who was tackled by security as he attempted to celebrate with the team on the pitch.
Nov 1, 08:41
Nehe Milner-Skuller celebrates with New Zealand teammate Ma'a Nonu during the Rugby World Cup match against Tonga on October 9, 2015
Sonny Bill Williams misses out for New Zealand
Ma'a Nonu will start New Zealand's Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash against France, with Nehe Milner-Skudder and Julian Savea being selected on the wing.
Oct 15, 17:58
New Zealand's prop Tony Woodcock (2nd R) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second try during a Pool C match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on October
Result: New Zealand top Rugby World Cup Pool C with hard-fought win over Tonga
New Zealand dominate the last 20 minutes to beat Tonga 47-9 and finish top of Rugby World Cup Pool C after a closely-fought first three quarters in Newcastle.
Oct 9, 21:54
Ben Smith of the New Zealand All Blacks scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park on October 9, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: New Zealand 47-9 Tonga - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's 47-9 win over Tonga, as the All Blacks made it four wins from four in Pool C.
Oct 9, 19:29
Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks scores his teams fifth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Result: All Blacks made to toil by brave Namibia
New Zealand are made to work hard by minnows Namibia, who scored a second-half try, despite running in nine tries of their own in the Pool C match at the Olympic Stadium.
Sep 24, 22:03
Dan Carter of New Zealand lines up a kick at goal during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 16, 2013
New Zealand's Dan Carter and teammates avoid London traffic with tube trip
New Zealand star Dan Carter joins his teammates as they ride the London Underground in order to avoid traffic.
Sep 24, 11:21
Samoa's Tim Nanai-Williams scores a try during the Rugby World Cup game with the USA on September 20, 2015
Interview: Samoa full-back Tim Nanai-Williams after USA win in Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with Samoa full-back and man-of-the-match Tim Nanai-Williams after Le Manu's 25-16 win over USA in Rugby World Cup Pool B.
Sep 20, 15:41
Bath's English centre Sam Burgess looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup rugby union match between Bath and Montpellier at the Recreation Ground in Bath, south west England on December 12, 2014
Sonny Bill Williams: 'Sam Burgess will be union great'
Sam Burgess will become a rugby union great, says All Black and heavyweight boxer Sonny Bill Williams.
Feb 1, 14:30
Sonny Bill Williams throws a right at Chauncy Welliver during their heavyweight bout during the Footy Show Fight Night at Allphones Arena on January 31, 2015
Sonny Bill Williams wins seventh straight fight to remain unbeaten
New Zealand rugby international Sonny Bill Williams easily beat American Chauncy Welliver on points to remain unbeaten in heavyweight boxing.
Jan 31, 17:54
Jonathan Davies of Wales during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2014
Jonathan Davies ready for New Zealand showdown
Jonathan Davies says that he is feeling "fine" after overcoming injury in time for this weekend's Autumn International clash against world champions New Zealand.
Nov 19, 06:38
Dan Carter of New Zealand lines up a kick at goal during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 16, 2013
Team News: Dan Carter to start New Zealand's Test against Scotland
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will continue his recovery from injury this weekend with a place in the Kiwis' starting XV for the meeting with Scotland at Murrayfield.
Nov 13, 07:09
Dan Carter of New Zealand lines up a kick at goal during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 16, 2013
Result: New Zealand romp to 12-try victory against USA
Sonny Bill Williams scores two of 12 New Zealand tries as the All Blacks thump USA 74-6 in their first match on American soil since the 1980s.
Nov 1, 22:20
Shaun Kenny-Dowall of the Roosters celebrates with Anthony Minichiello after scoring his second try during the NRL World Club Challenge match between the Sydney Roosters and the Wigan Warriors at Allianz Stadium on February 22, 2014
Result: Sydney Roosters win World Club Challenge with classy display
Sydney Roosters beat Wigan Warriors to win the 2014 World Club Challenge.
Feb 22, 11:00
Quade Cooper of Australia scores a try during the International match between Ireland and Australia at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2013
Quade Cooper: ARU 'needs to change Rio 2016 policy'
Australia fly-half Quade Cooper believes that the Australian Rugby Union needs to alter its policy on selection for the 2016 Olympics.
Jan 25, 13:15
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Sonny Bill Williams returning to rugby union in 2015
Sonny Bill Williams will return to rugby union in 2015.
Dec 20, 04:02
Coach Steve McNamara of England looks on during the Four Nations match between the New Zealand Kiwis and England at Westpac Stadium on October 23, 2010
Steve McNamara ready for Sydney Roosters role?
Reports suggest that Steve McNamara is about to become the assistant coach at NRL champions Sydney Roosters.
Dec 13, 05:44
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Sam Tomkins: "I hope the Kiwis retain the trophy"
Sam Tomkins wants New Zealand to beat Australia in this afternoon's Rugby League World Cup final, and believes that Sonny Bill Williams will stamp his mark on proceedings.
Nov 30, 05:52
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Sonny Bill Williams "shocked" by 'Player of the Year' accolade
Sonny Bill Williams says that he was "teary" when receiving his 'Player of the Year' award from the Rugby League International Federation.
Nov 28, 05:59
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Sonny Bill Williams named RLIF Player of the Year
The Rugby League International Federation name New Zealand and Sydney Roosters forward Sonny Bill Williams as their Player of the Year.
Nov 28, 02:45
England's Rangi Chase in action against Exiles on June 14, 2013
Rangi Chase dropped for New Zealand clash
Steve McNamara omits Rangi Chase from his England squad to face New Zealand in this afternoon's Rugby League World Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Nov 23, 04:28
Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess in action against the Storm on September 13, 2013
Sam Burgess eyes Sonny Bill Williams duel
Sam Burgess says that he is looking forward to the task of playing against Sonny Bill Williams when England take on New Zealand in the semi-final of the Rugby League World Cup on Saturday.
Nov 21, 05:20
Ben Westwood of Warrington celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third try during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
England's Ben Westwood relishing head-to-head with New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams
England's Ben Westwood says that he is looking forward to going up against New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams in the World Cup semi-final this weekend.
Nov 20, 11:56
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Result: New Zealand thrash Papua New Guinea
New Zealand score 10 tries to finish the group stages of the Rugby League World Cup with 56-10 win over Papua New Guinea.
Nov 8, 22:37
Huddersfield's Danny Brough scores the opening try against Wigan during their Super League playoff match on September 12, 2013
Sports Mole's guide to the Rugby League World Cup
Sports Mole previews the Rugby League World Cup by explaining the new format and assessing the top teams involved.
Oct 23, 05:50
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Sonny Bill Williams to return to Rugby Union
Sonny Bill Williams says that he will stay at Sydney Roosters for one more season before returning to Union code.
Oct 13, 04:51
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Sonny Bill Williams undergoes chest surgery
Chest surgery forces rugby player Sonny Bill Williams to cancel his boxing match with Francois Botha.
Oct 31, 15:40
New Zealand
Ma'a Nonu not resting on his laurels ahead of Argentina test
Ma'a Nonu insists that New Zealand are not underestimating Argentina ahead of their Rugby Championship test.
Sep 7, 20:45
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Sonny Bill Williams urges Quade Cooper to make league switch
Sonny Bill WIlliams reveals that he has spoken to Quade Cooper about a potential switch to rugby league.
Sep 2, 17:26
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Sonny Bill Williams lines up Francois Botha fight
New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams is to fight Francois Botha in Durban later this year.
Aug 19, 17:15
New Zealand's haka
All Blacks call up uncapped Charlie Faumuina
All Blacks name uncapped Blues prop Charlie Faumuina in Rugby Championship squad.
Aug 5, 22:06
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Result: Chiefs beat Sharks in Super Rugby final
The Chiefs are crowned Super Rugby champions after a convincing victory over the Sharks.
Aug 4, 11:40
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Japan-bound Sonny Bill Williams still wants to represent All Blacks
Sonny Bill Williams has said he would still like to play for the All Blacks in spite of his move to Japan.
Aug 1, 01:35
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Result: New Zealand 60-0 Ireland
New Zealand seal a 3-0 series whitewash over Ireland with a devastating display in Hamilton, where Ireland barely got near the All Blacks try line.
Jun 23, 10:16
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Sonny Bill Williams becomes boxing champion
All Blacks lock Sonny Bill Williams claims the New Zealand heavyweight title following his win over Clarence Tillman.
Feb 8, 13:54



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