Sonny Bill Williams

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson praises Sonny Bill Williams

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams earned praised from Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson for his return performance from suspension as the premiers suffered consecutive losses in matches where they have conceded...


Sonny Bill Williams no certainty for Anzac Test: Kearney

Doubt: Sonny Bill Williams is no certainty for the Anzac Day test, says coach Stephen Kearney.

David Long Kiwis head coach Stephen Kearney hasn’t committed to selecting Sonny Bill Williams for the ANZAC Test on May 2.


Sonny Bill Williams to drop the shoulder charge from his game


Brad Walter Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams has no problems with the shoulder charge being banned and vowed to eliminate it from his game when he returns from a three-week suspension.


Sonny Bill Williams faces four-week ban

Sonny Bill Williams.

Michael Carayannis Sonny Bill Williams of the Sydney Roosters could miss the next four games after being charged with a shoulder charge by the NRL match review committee.

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Sonny Bill Williams out for three weeks

Sonny Bill Williams looks up at a replay of his shoulder charge during the match against Souths.

Brad Walter 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...


Sonny Bill Williams focused on getting even better, says Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson

Sonny Bill Williams

James Macsmith Sonny Bill Williams can have an even bigger impact on the NRL this season than his premiership-winning feats of last year, according to Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

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Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess: Unfinished business

Sonny Bill Williams is tackled by Sam Burgess

Michael Chammas In 30 weeks' time, rugby league will say goodbye to two players who could well be remembered for what might have been, rather than what they actually achieved.

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Set of Six: Sam Burgess' urge inspired by Sonny Bill Williams

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Steve Mascord The truth is out: Sam Burgess was inspired by Sonny Bill Williams in his decision to change codes.

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Sonny Bill Williams looks to Rugby League World Cup semis after crusher scare

Sonny Bill Williams

Brad Walter New Zealand superstar Sonny Bill Williams has described hearing a crack in his neck after a crusher tackle by Scotland forward Adam Walker as one of the most frightening moments of his sporting...

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Player warned for crusher tackle on Sonny Bill Williams

Brad Walter The player who left Sonny Bill Williams fearing he had suffered a serious neck injury in last weekend's World Cup quarter final has received a formal caution from the tournament's match review...

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Sam Burgess urged to get under Sonny Bill Williams' skin in World Cup semi-final

Sam Burgess

Brad Walter LONDON: Sam Burgess has been told to "square up" to Sonny Bill Williams in a bid to put him off his game in this weekend's World Cup semi-final and the England star says he is looking forward to the...

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Greg Inglis, Sonny Bill Williams vie for top rugby league gong

Sonny Bill Williams.

Greg Inglis and Sonny Bill Williams will battle it out for the title of the world’s best rugby league player and Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens believes both have claims for the prestigious honour.

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New Zealand's epic World Cup victory over England leaves Sonny Bill Williams battered and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves in tears

Shaun Johnson.

Brad Walter Jared Waerea-Hargreaves was in tears after New Zealand's epic 20-18 defeat of England to keep alive the Kiwis' hopes of back-to-back World Cup wins, while Sonny Bill Williams described the semi-final...

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Sonny Bill Williams credits Kieran Foran for surge in form at Rugby League World Cup

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23:  Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand is held up by Gareth Widdop (#6) and Brett Ferres (R) of England during the Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match between New Zealand and England at Wembley Stadium on November 23, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams believes he is playing better in the World Cup than he did this season for Sydney Roosters and has praised roommate Kieran Foran for helping him to take his game to another level.

Sonny Bill Williams in tears after being named player of year

Sonny Bill Williams.

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams was in tears after his New Zealand teammates paid tribute to him by performing an impromptu haka at the Rugby League International Federation awards after the Sydney Roosters...

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Sonny Bill Williams is key to World Cup final: Benji Marshall

Intimidating: Sonny Bill Williams.

Robert Lowe Benji Marshall describes former Kiwis teammate Sonny Bill Williams as the most intimidating opponent in the game and the key to New Zealand completing a successful defence of their Rugby League World...

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Paul Gallen says he wants to fight Sonny Bill Williams - in the ring

Paul Gallen

Brad Walter Paul Gallen would be interested in fighting World Cup final opponent Sonny Bill Williams in the boxing ring – but not just yet, and not before the Australian vice-captain finishes his NRL career in...

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Sonny Bill Williams regrets nothing

WARRINGTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27:  Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand in action during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Samoa at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on October 27, 2013 in Warrington, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images) Sonny Bill Williams

Brad Walter No regrets. That has been Sonny Bill Williams' approach to this season with Sydney Roosters and to the World Cup, and will be the approach the dual-code superstar applies to whatever he chooses to do...

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Sonny Bill Williams' award makes a mockery of league

Sonny Bill Williams.

Duncan Johnston Sonny Bill Williams isn't the best rugby league player in the world and the New Zealand Warriors should have done more to chase the services of master coach Tim Sheens.

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NRL: Sonny Bill Williams set to line up for Roosters in Auckland Nines

Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams is set to play in the NRL Auckland Nines next month, in a huge boost to the fledgling tournament.

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