7. “I’m straighter than that.”
Owens tells Harlequins hooker Dave Ward that he’s straighter than his line out throws…
8. Becoming the most capped referee of all-time
In 2016 he became the most-capped rugby referee when he took charge of the Fiji–Tonga clash in Suva, overtaking Jonathan Kaplan‘s record of 70 tests.
9. Coming out as gay
Owens publicly came out as gay in an interview with Wales on Sunday.