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SBW's sons want to play for Springboks

SPOTLIGHT: New Zealand superstar Sonny Bill Williams has revealed his sons would prefer playing for the Springboks instead of All Blacks.


According to, the All Black admitted his sons are eager to don the Green and Gold jersey, should they follow in their father’s footsteps.

“Cape Town is my second home,” Williams told

“Maybe one day my two boys might be playing in Green and Gold.

“They’ve told me that’s what they’d like.

“They love the Springboks.”

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The 36-year-old married South African model Alana Raffie in 2013.

The Williams’ have four children, daughters Iman and Aisha, and sons Zaid and Essa.

Williams played both rugby league and rugby unions for New Zealand.


He retired from all forms of rugby in March 2021.

Williams made 12 appearances for New Zealand in rugby league and 58 for the All Blacks, scoring 13 tries.




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