COMMENT:

Sonny Bill Williams' omission against Argentina this weekend prompts the question of just how much injury-proneness will play a role in All Black selections for the coming World Cup.

As his detractors remind anyone who will listen, SBW has suffered the odd injury or two hundred. He is the Kiwi equivalent of former Tottenham Hotspurs and England midfielder Darren Anderton who could pull a muscle making a cup of tea, earning the cruel nickname "Sick Note" after being almost constantly sidelined by injury.

But the selectors' clear desire to have him in the World Cup squad could affect the

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