All Blacks vs Ireland: Sonny Bill Williams side-lined by shoulder injury | Newshub

Second-five Ngani Laumape is heading to Ireland as All Blacks injury cover.

Ngani Laumape called into All Blacks' squad as injury cover for Sonny Bill Williams

Steve Hansen confirmed the call-up upon the team's arrival in Dublin for this weekend's Test against Ireland.

With Sonny Bill Williams out at least a week, Steve Hansen has turned to a familiar face in his midfield.

New Zealand centre Sonny Bill Williams' year went from bad to worse on Saturday when he sustained a shoulder injury that could end his international season.

Ireland focus now fully on All Black beast

The All Blacks came very close to losing out to England ahead of their crunch tie with Joe Schmidt's Ireland charges.

Sonny Bill Williams' wretched year went from bad to worse on Saturday as the New Zealand centre appears likely to have finished an injury-plagued campaign with a shoulder issue.

Shoulder injury adds more pain to terrible year for Williams

Sonny Bill Williams' wretched year went from bad to worse on Saturday as the two-times Rugby World Cup winner for New Zealand appears likely to ...

Shoulder injury adds more pain for SBW

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COMMENT: Sonny Bill Williams may not play in the final two tests - even if he was fit.

OPINION: It's time for Sky to go to the interchange bench for post-test All Black interviews.

Midfielder Sonny Bill Williams may miss the rest of the All Blacks' season-ending northern tour after injuring his shoulder in New Zealand's nailbiting 16-15 win over England at a sold-out Twickenham.

Damian McKenzie shoots through hole to start All Black comeback

The livewire fullback showed off his trademark speed to score the All Blacks’ first try in the win over England.