A respected South African referee has made the cut on a five-man list of the greatest whistleblowers in rugby history.
Respected referee Nigel Owens chats about all the major talking points from the first Test between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions, including the disallowed try by Willie le Roux.
These are arguably some of the greatest one-liners in rugby history. Which cheeky one-liners in rugby folklore would you add to this list?
Renowned referee Nigel Owens has urged authorities to abolish the captain’s challenge and the new red-card law, which introduces a substitute after 20 minutes, because it is spoiling the game.
Check out this hilarious clip of experienced Test referees Wayne Barnes and Nigel Owens on a rollercoaster prior to last year’s World Cup in Japan.
In another selection from YouTube, check out this compilation from popular YouTuber Andrew Forde of some of the most hilarious moments on the rugby field.
Popular referee Nigel Owens tells the amusing story of how he got into officiating, his enjoyment at watching Wales beat England at Twickenham in 2015, and how honoured he was to be the man in the middle for that year’s Rugby World Cup final.
Renowned Welsh referee Nigel Owens says it was an honour to officiate the epic 2013 Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and All Blacks at Ellis Park – one of the all-time great Test matches.
Check out this compilation of some of the wittiest and most comical moments from one of the game’s great characters, Welsh referee Nigel Owens.
Nigel Owens has come out in support of Jeremy Guscott’s radical law-change proposal to reduce the number of substitutions per game.