A 19-year-old, who has played just 113 minutes of NRL across five games, is set to leave the Melbourne Storm to sign with the New Zealand Warriors.
Before embarking on his third Rugby World Cup, Sonny Bill Williams intended to remain in New Zealand next year.
Sonny Bill Williams has thanked the New Zealand rugby community after it was that he would be leaving to play league with the Canadian-based Toronto Wolfpack.
Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly agreed to the richest contract in rugby league and union history, accepting a $10 million deal to return to the 13-man code.
Shaun Johnson and Brandon Smith have been recalled to the Kiwis for Saturday's second league test against Great Britain in Christchurch.
Tonga and the Kangaroos met in a match of epic proportions on Saturday night, with the Island nation managing the greatest result in their history, upsetting the Kangaroos 16-12 after a titanic struggle.
All Blacks second five-eighth Sonny Bill Willams has reportedly been offered a staggering $9.7m deal to return to rugby league after the Rugby World Cup.
Benji Marshall's incredible test renaissance has come full circle, with his elevation to captain of his country.
All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams is being lined up for a rugby league coaching job, according to reports.
It has been seven years since Benji Marshall last captained the Kiwis, but on Friday night he will make history when he leads the New Zealand rugby league side once again.
Kiwis head coach Michael Maguire has confirmed veteran forward Adam Blair has been brought into the squad for the World Cup Nines at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney starting tomorrow.
Mike McClennan - former international league coach and father of former Kiwis and Warriors coach Brian "Bluey" McClennan, - is missing from an Auckland rest home.
Braden Hamlin-Uele, Corey Harawira-Naera, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and Zane Tetevano are in line to make their debuts for the Kiwis against the Kangaroos and the Lions.