Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly accepted a jaw-dropping deal that will make him the richest player in rugby league and rugby union history.
Danny Weidler reported on Nine News Williams had accepted the jaw-dropping, two-year deal with English Super League side the Toronto Wolfpack.
#BREAKING: @Danny_Weidler reveals two MASSIVE Rugby League stories.— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) November 5, 2019
Sonny-Bill Williams is heading BACK to Rugby League; and the @sydneyroosters have WITHDRAWN their offer to Latrell Mitchell. #9News pic.twitter.com/ytGDC3ssxj
“He’s made his mind up to play for the Toronto Wolfpack who play in the English Super League,” Weidler said. “The deal is stunning — $10m for two years’ work.
The 34-year-old won the Rugby World Cup with New Zealand in 2011 and 2015 and last played professional rugby league with the Roosters in 2014.