New Zealander who became a lock for the All Blacks in 2002. He joined the Blues in 2002 and later became the team's captain.
He began playing rugby at age 17 for King's College.
He was signed on loan to the Nottingham team for the Super 14 in the Super Rugby League in 2010.
His father, Rodney Williams, played rugby for Blackheath.
He played alongside Tony Woodcock on the All Blacks from 2002 to 2012.