So long Sonny Bill Williams...

And when he took to the field during the RWC he managed one of the biggest cheers from the crowd - not for his rugby, but because he took off his shirt.

Photo by Getty Images Jul 9, 2012

So long Sonny Bill Williams...

With Sonny Bill Williams set to make the switch to play rugby in Japan before a possible NRL return, we take a look at the man who made his mark for the New Zealand rugby in such a short space of time.

Rugby

Results

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

Schedule

2015 International Tests

6:45am NZST Fri, 29th May

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZST Fri, 29th May
9:40pm NZST Fri, 29th May
5:10am NZST Sat, 30th May
7:35pm NZST Sat, 30th May
9:40pm NZST Sat, 30th May

League

Schedule

2015 NRL Premiership Season

9:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
9:45pm NZST Fri, 29th May
5:00pm NZST Sat, 30th May

2015 NRL State of Origin

10:00pm NZST Wed, 27th May

Tennis

Schedule

2015 Hopman Cup XXVII

2015 French Open

1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May
1:00pm NZST Mon, 25th May

Football

Live

2014/15 Australian W-League

ET (02:00)
Live
Melbourne 0 (4)
Canberra 0 (4)
Kardinia Park Live Scores

Schedule

2014/15 English League Championship

Middlesbrough v Norwich

26 May 12:00am

2014/15 Italian Serie A

26 May 2:00am

2015 AFC Champions League

26 May 8:00pm