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    SBW & Liam Messam to quit Super Rugby in search of gold

    SONNY Bill Williams will miss next yearís Super Rugby season to focus on winning an Olympic gold medal in Sevens rugby.

    Williams and All Blacks teammate Liam Messam will switch to Sevens after the World Cup in a bid to play at Rio 2016, ruling them out of next seasonís tournament and probably also the Test season.

    Full article: http://www.news.com.au/sport/rugby/s...-1227408611846

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    Do you think messam will be quick enough?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIGS20 View Post
    Do you think messam will be quick enough?
    Dunno - they obviously do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beige View Post
    Dunno - they obviously do.
    Probably more of a messam thinks he is. 'They' haven't picked him yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by jono View Post
    Probably more of a messam thinks he is. 'They' haven't picked him yet
    The NZ coach sent out a wish-list to the Super Rugby teams and it was reported at the time that he was on it.

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    In sevens they seem to use flankers for the front row, so we'll see Messam as a 'prop'

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