Sonny Bill Williams Puts His Rugby World Cup Chances In Trouble

Sonny Bill Williams will undergo a knee surgery that could hurt his chances of being in Rugby World Cup squad. The community who love their favorite team they are booking Rugby World Cup Tickets.

The expert midfielder is expected to be away at least 6 weeks after an operation scheduled for Friday to heal the damaged cartilage during the Blues’ victory over the Stormers 2 weeks ago.

Williams suffered damage while preparing for a test after leaving the bench at Eden Park. He missed Saturday’s win against the NSW Waratah and will play only a small part at best for the rest of the Super Rugby season.

Sonny Bill Williams Puts His Rugby World Cup Chances In Trouble
Sonny Bill Williams Puts His Rugby World Cup Chances In Trouble

Williams, subject to injury, started twice this season and has been replaced three times. He also missed a match to go to Christchurch to help the Muslim community following the shooting of the mosque on March 15th. It was a similar story last year when Williams only played five times for the Blues. He then added five tests to his total of 51.

While Williams is highly rated by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, the test chances of the cross-code star are not helped by the depth offered to the inner center.

Ryan Crotty, Ngani Laumape and Anton Lienert-Brown are both confirmed testers in this position.

Ma’a Nonu showed signs of the discovery of his best form on his return to the Blues although, unlike the others. The expert was not named in Hansen’s initial team, which was to meet next week to begin preparations for the test season.

Blues coach Leon MacDonald described Williams’ arthroscopic surgery as minor, but as a ‘hard blow’ for his team.He predicts that Williams will bounce back quickly when he is able to return.

“Whatever he puts in mind, he makes it happen” he said. “This year, he really wants to be part of the Rugby World Cup team and be part of this obvious. So, he is determined to recover from this injury and return to the field.”

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