9 Jul 2012

Sonny Bill Williams set to announce plans today

6:36 am on 9 July 2012

Weeks of speculation are set to end today over the future of the dual international Sonny Bill Williams.

The rugby league star turned All Blacks midfielder is set to announce his long-awaited plans for next season and they are not thought to involve rugby in New Zealand

Williams, will be accompanied by the All Blacks Assistant Coach Ian Foster and Chiefs Coaches Dave Rennie and Wayne Smith at a media conference in Hamilton late this morning.

It's believed Williams will head to Japan later this year to play rugby before returning to league at the Sydney Roosters in the NRL next year.