British Lions

Um, er, SBW's 'twin' apologises for shoulder charge

2017-07-04 14:00
Sonny Bill Williams

Cape Town - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has apologised to Lions wing Anthony Watson for his shoulder charge during the second Test in Wellington last Saturday.

Williams was shown a straight red card in the 25th minute by French referee Jerome Garces.

The All Blacks would go on to lose 24-21 to the British & Irish Lions, squaring their three-Test series at 1-1 ahead of Saturday's decider at Eden Park in Auckland.

However, when interviewed on BBC Wales Today, it appeared his twin 'Billy Son Williams' was sent to speak on his behalf.

The Welsh news programme misspelt Williams' first names in a (somewhat plausible) spoonerism, sending Twitter into a frenzy.

At time of publishing Williams has not reacted to the misprint.

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