Sonny Bill Williams graduates with distinction in his sports management degree

Headlines 16/05/2019

Injured All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams has made the most of his time on the sidelines, graduating from Otago Polytechnic with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Management, with distinction.

The 33-year-old posted a picture of him dressed in his graduation gown, alongside his family, with his certificate on social media accounts.

"Yes a Pacific Islander, boxer, league, sevens & rugby player can GRADUATE! Don't ever let anyone pigeon hole you," wrote Williams.

Williams underwent knee surgery last month and isn't expected to return for the Blues until the late rounds of Super Rugby.

His contract with New Zealand Rugby expires at the end of the year and he's been heavily linked with a move back to rugby league, with the Toronto Wolfpack, Catalans Dragons and Sydney Roosters all reportedly interested in the 51-test veteran.

 Credit to Newshub.