Williams ruled out of All Blacks return with illness

FILE PHOTO: Rio Olympics - Rugby - Preliminary - Men's Pool C New Zealand v Japan - Deodoro Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Sonny Bill Williams (NZL) of New Zealand in action. REUTERS/Phil Noble

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – All Blacks midfield back Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa just hours after being named on the bench for the game in Wellington. Williams has had an injury-plagued season with wrist, knee and shoulder problems, but was cleared to play against the Springboks […]

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