Rugby World Cup 2019: Sonny Bill Williams on track for selection against South Africa

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Midfielder Sonny Bill Williams looks likely to be available for selection ahead of the All Blacks’ Rugby Championship test against South Africa in Wellington on Saturday.

Assistant coach Ian Foster confirmed Williams had recovered from the hamstring issue suffered during the squad’s opening training camp at the start of the month and, pending no setbacks, will be in the reckoning to line up against the Springboks at Westpac Stadium.

“He’s travelled well and trained fully today,” said Foster. “It’s a matter of making sure that he’s come through that with no ill effects tomorrow and Thursday morning and we’ll see how it unfolds.”

Prior to last week’s test against Argentina, the coaching staff indicated they’d been pleased with his progress and that’s continued through this week. 

The 33-year-old missed the majority of the Blues’ Super Rugby campaign after undergoing knee surgery, which he put to the test in 50 minutes of action for Ponsonby in Auckland club rugby. In turn, he was selected for the 41-man national training camp, where he pulled up with a tight hamstring during an early session to rule him out of the Pumas tes

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