Spring Tour: Sonny Bill Returns As All Blacks Clip Eagles’ Wings

  by Paul Cook - ‘He’s back!’ After two years honouring his word in rugby league, Sonny Bill Williams returned to rugby and to the All Black jersey in style at the weekend, his two tries capping off a fine all round display that helped his side to a dominant 74-6 victory over the USA Eagles at the iconic Soldier Field in Chicago. Buoyed by a sellout 61,500 crowd, the world champions were the hottest ticket in town as American rugby fans clamoured for a glimpse of the cream of the crop while fans of other sports turned up to see what all the fuss was about. They were quickly enthralled as the All Blacks gave a masterclass of counter attacking rugby, punishing almost every Eagles’ mistake with a try and showcasing their trademark handling skills, power and execution. After dousing some early US fire,
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