PAUL MILLERAAP

Sonny Bill set for rugby return in familiar territory

AFTER his Sydney Roosters were bundled out of the NRL finals last weekend, Sonny Bill Williams could return to the 15-man game as soon as this Saturday.

The 29-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the New Zealand Rugby Union for 2015 and 2016, and is keen to re-acquaint himself with the game as soon as possible ahead of the All Blacks' end-of-year tour of Britain.

Williams could turn out for Counties-Manakau in Saturday's ITM Cup match against Southland in Invercargill, or against Auckland the following Wednesday.

He is also keen to resume his boxing career.

He is likely to return to the ring between the end of the All Blacks' tour, which finishes against Wales at the Millennium Stadium on November 22, and the Chiefs' opening match of the 2015 Super Rugby season against the Blues on February 15.



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