Sonny Bill Williams

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Saturday, 3rd August, 1985
Current Age
35 years and 318 days
Place Of Birth
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Awards & Accolades

RLIF Rookie Of The Year
2004
RLPA Rookie of the Year
2004
RLIF Player Of The Year
2013
RLIF Second Rower Of The Year
2013

Known Family Links

Cousin
Henry Perenara
Cousin
Marcus Perenara

Biography

Auckland teenager made his first grade debut with the Bulldogs with a mountain of expectation on his young shoulders. Williams was regarded as one of the best junior prospects ever to come out of NZ – a wrap that Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes did his best to hose done before the start of the season. Although used sparingly from the interchange bench as a centre or back rower early in the year, he made his Test debut in the ANZac Test after 5 first grade appearances. Williams quickly grew in confidence and his impact value was an integral factor in the Bulldogs’ unstoppable grand final momentum. He ultimately won a premiership (again from the interchange bench) in his debut season but the long season started to take its toll when he was used as a starting forward for the Kiwis in the 16-all draw against Australia in October and in NZ’s unsuccessful Tri Nations campaign. Injuries limited him to just 5 matches in 2005 (and no Tests) and although he returned to the NZ Test team for the 50-12 loss to Australia in May 2006, injury again ruled him out of Tri-Nations selection at the end of the year.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 2004, 2006-08, 2013 12 5 -   - 20 4 7 1 33.33% List
Overall 2004-2013 12 5 0   0 20 4 7 1 33.33% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 2004-2013 5 3 -   - 12 4 1 0 80.00% List
Overall 2013 5 3 0   0 12 4 1 0 80.00% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Bulldogs NRL 2004 15 4 -   - 16 12 3 0 80.00% List
Bulldogs NRL 2005 5 1 -   - 4 1 3 1 20.00% List
Bulldogs NRL 2006 21 8 -   - 32 15 6 0 71.43% List
Bulldogs NRL 2007 21 14 -   - 56 10 11 0 47.62% List
Bulldogs NRL 2008 11 4 -   - 16 4 7 0 36.36% List
Sydney NRL 2013 24 8 -   - 32 18 6 0 75.00% List
Sydney NRL 2014 21 3 -   - 12 12 9 0 57.14% List
Sydney NRL 2020 5 - -   - - 3 2 0 60.00% List
Overall 2004-2020 123 42 0   0 168 75 47 1 60.98% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Bulldogs 2004-08 73 31 -   - 124 42 30 1 57.53% List
Sydney 2013-14, 2020 50 11 -   - 44 33 17 0 66.00% List
Overall 2004-2020 123 42 0   0 168 75 47 1 60.98% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Bulldogs 2004, 2006-07 7 1 -   - 4 4 3 0 57.14% List
Sydney 2013-14, 2020 7 - -   - - 4 3 0 57.14% List
Overall 2004-2020 14 1 0   0 4 8 6 0 57.14% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Bulldogs 2004-08 74 31 -   - 124 42 31 1 56.76% List
Sydney 2013-14, 2020 51 11 -   - 44 34 17 0 66.67% List
Overall 2004-2020 125 42 0   0 168 76 48 1 60.80% List

English League Career - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Toronto Wolfpack Super League XXV (Null Results) 2020 0 - -   - - nan% List
Overall 2020 0 0 0   0 - nan% List

English League Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Toronto Wolfpack 2020 ? - -   - - ? ? ? ?  
Overall 2020 ? 0 0   0 - ? ? ? ?  

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