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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Ali Williams plays superhero to break up a fight

Ali Williams plays superhero to break up a fight

All Black and Crusaders player Ali Williams, who is often seen as a villain on and off the field, is being hailed as a hero after breaking up a fight in Christchurch on the weekend.

Williams and a couple of team mates were out on the town after the Hurricanes game when trouble broke out.

"There was this group of 20 to 25 year olds all arguing... Then all of a sudden a brawl just started between about six people and then Ali Williams rushed up and saved the day," says eye witness Max Rooney.

The big lock, no stranger to off-field misbehaviour himself, is shown getting in amongst a group of five or six brawling young men, and stopping the fight.

All the action was captured on camera phone and released on ONE News evening edition.

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Posted at 11:35 pm | 15 comments

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Cheyanqu May 27, 2008 11:48 pm

let me guess, he broke the fightup by threatening to make the kids watch his rendition of a Haka.

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yousef1490 May 27, 2008 11:51 pm

fair play he actually tried 2 stop the fight. if tht was over here Olly Barkley would probably of joined in lol.lol @ Cheyanqu

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halfback999 May 28, 2008 12:37 am

haha, classic ali at the end...and good on him for getting in there and sorting those guy outgreat vid RD!

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Brennie May 28, 2008 2:02 am

Sorry RD, not interested...Prefer when rugby players lives aren't all over the news like certain other sportsLeave the glossy mags to the women fellas

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DK May 28, 2008 4:06 am

now i can only imagine if one of those guys was Sebastien Chabal :P

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G-unit May 28, 2008 4:30 am

haha! awesome! good to see some positive news on the news for a change instead of 'drugs' or 'beatings' or any number of other things professional sports people are up to...not trying to say anything against soccer, (cough..wayne rooney, ronaldo)... haha!

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Don May 28, 2008 6:15 am

LMAO @ Cheyanqu

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bD May 28, 2008 7:14 am

hey brennie its not the same as soccer players. they are in the news because of their marriage and useless shit like that! atleast this is a slightly better reason to see a players name in the news for other then sport

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brian May 28, 2008 7:36 am

ahahaha at the olly barkley comment

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Cheyanqu May 28, 2008 2:23 pm

to say the least, I'm not an Ali fan. However, it is great to see him "sort stuff out" positively.If it was one of the Brumbies or Waratahs, they would have actually been starting the fight.

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Sharky May 30, 2008 7:19 pm

Cheyanqu, mate, you say some weird effin things sometimes. I'd say most of it only you understand too. lolWhat on earth do you mean about the Brumbies or the Waratahs?? Referring to guys like Sailor and Dunning? Maybe. Not sure about the Brumbies though..?

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harry June 22, 2008 2:43 pm

to above:probably, bring back 7 years, mcrae!

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Anonymous June 22, 2008 5:07 pm

I reckon it's rather pathetic how some of the guys who would have been involved in the fight seemed to gang up behind Ali against the one cocky guy (probably a scrumhalf) who still wanted to fight, except not against Ali.

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Anonymous June 27, 2008 4:05 am

Please, he wasn't in there to break it up - he jumped in to join in the fight. If the short dude he was chasing didn't back away it would have been game on. Just read his body language.

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Cheyanqu November 12, 2008 5:53 pm

is it just me, or does he look like "The Gimp" from Pulp Fiction?-- the mask and Ali's rangy build

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