Album: Sbw Keeping Kiwi World Cup Options Open

He is going to see Mooks (Stephen Kearny) soon.<br /> <br /> Would be interesting to see how he goes for the Roosters first..<br /> <br /> What do you guys reckon?<br /> <br /> http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/sonny-bill-keeps-door-open-for-world-cup-20130217-2el7y.html<br /> <br /> AS HE prepares to make his first NRL appearance in 1680 days this Saturday night, Sonny Bill Williams has indicated that he may be available to play for New Zealand in the end-of-season World Cup.<br /> Williams, who was not officially due to join Sydney Roosters until Monday but began training last week, is only contracted until October 31 and there is speculation he will return to Japanese rugby or box when his NRL commitments finish.<br /> <br /> But the 27-year-old dual international told Fairfax Media that he planned to meet Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney before the NRL season began.<br /> &#039;&#039;I have got to catch up with Mooks [Kearney],&#039;&#039; Williams said. &#039;&#039;His last Test for the Kiwis was my first, and he is a good friend.<br /> <br /> <br /> &#039;&#039;I was supposed to meet him in Brisbane before the fight [against Francois Botha] but it didn&#039;t work out. I just said I was busy and he understood. We said we would catch up in Sydney.&#039;&#039;<br /> <br /> Kearney said he hoped to meet Williams the week before the opening NRL match between the Roosters and South Sydney on March 7.<br /> <br /> Williams is also being courted to play for Samoa and he is attracted by the opportunity to play alongside close friend Reni Maitua, who was in his dressing room for the fight with Botha along with their former Bulldogs teammates Willie Tonga and Nate Myles.<br /> <br /> But the chance to add a rugby league World Cup medal to the rugby union version he won with the All Blacks in 2011 would be an attractive lure for him to play for the Kiwis. If he does, Williams may play a second season for the Roosters but New Zealand rugby officials are predicting he will return for the 2015 World Cup, and the dual international admitted he was tempted by the prospect of representing his country in sevens at the 2016 Olympic Games



Sbw Keeping Kiwi World Cup Options Open

Updated Mar 1, 2013
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He is going to see Mooks (Stephen Kearny) soon.

Would be interesting to see how he goes for the Roosters first..

What do you guys reckon?

http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/sonny-bill-keeps-door-open-for-world-cup-20130217-2el7y.html

AS HE prepares to make his first NRL appearance in 1680 days this Saturday night, Sonny Bill Williams has indicated that he may be available to play for New Zealand in the end-of-season World Cup.
Williams, who was not officially due to join Sydney Roosters until Monday but began training last week, is only contracted until October 31 and there is speculation he will return to Japanese rugby or box when his NRL commitments finish.

But the 27-year-old dual international told Fairfax Media that he planned to meet Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney before the NRL season began.
''I have got to catch up with Mooks [Kearney],'' Williams said. ''His last Test for the Kiwis was my first, and he is a good friend.


''I was supposed to meet him in Brisbane before the fight [against Francois Botha] but it didn't work out. I just said I was busy and he understood. We said we would catch up in Sydney.''

Kearney said he hoped to meet Williams the week before the opening NRL match between the Roosters and South Sydney on March 7.

Williams is also being courted to play for Samoa and he is attracted by the opportunity to play alongside close friend Reni Maitua, who was in his dressing room for the fight with Botha along with their former Bulldogs teammates Willie Tonga and Nate Myles.

But the chance to add a rugby league World Cup medal to the rugby union version he won with the All Blacks in 2011 would be an attractive lure for him to play for the Kiwis. If he does, Williams may play a second season for the Roosters but New Zealand rugby officials are predicting he will return for the 2015 World Cup, and the dual international admitted he was tempted by the prospect of representing his country in sevens at the 2016 Olympic Games

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