Sam Williams (rugby league)
18 March 1991 |
Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (12 st 13 lb)|
|2014||St. George Illawarra||4||0||0||0||0|
|As of 20 September 2014|
Sam Williams (born 18 March 1991 in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia) is a professional Australian rugby league footballer for the Canberra Raiders of the National Rugby League who plays the position of halfback.
National Youth Competition
Sam Williams boarded at St Gregory's College for his secondary schooling and played for the Junior Kangaroo's in 2010. Sam debuted for the Canberra Raiders in the National Youth Competition in 2009 and was selected in the team of the year in 2010, he was also previously the National Youth Competition Captain.
Sam has played 18 first grade matches for the raiders and has scored 2 tries. Sam made his NRL debut for the Canberra Raiders against the Cronulla Sharks in round 1 of the 2011 NRL season due to an injury sustained by then Canberra Raiders first choice halfback Matt Orford. Williams impressed on his debut with a strong all round performance that earned him the man of the match award. In round 6 of the season Orford was again ruled out through injury, giving Williams another opportunity in first grade, in this game against the North Queensland Cowboys Williams was sent to the sin bin for a professional foul. Later in the season Sam managed to cement his spot as the first choice number of seven.
In June 2014, after only being selected for 4 games in 13 rounds for the St. George Illawarra Dragons, Williams joined the Catalans Dragons in the Super League on a 1-year contract effective immediately.
He returned to the Canberra Raiders in 2015 on a two year deal. 
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