After four years with Super Rugby side, Blues, Nick Williams moved to the northern hemisphere when he joined Munster in 2008.
Following two seasons at the Irish province and two campaigns with Italian outfit, Aironi, the former Junior All Black joined Ulster, and would become a cult hero at Ravenhill.
Williams would become one of the league’s most feared players during his time in Belfast, picking up the PRO12 Player of the Year in 2013.
Williams moved to Cardiff Blues in 2016, and established himself as a key figures in the side, with an impressive combination of his attacking and defensive attributes.
The number eight was named the Peter Thomas Player of the Year in 2017/18.