“He blocked me” – 4 rugby players Nigel Owens simply cannot stand - Page 2 of 4 - Ruck

“He blocked me” – 4 rugby players Nigel Owens simply cannot stand

#2. Austin Healey

When discussing the WORST players to referee, Owens said: ““Definitely Austin Healey. I only caught him towards the end of his career, thankfully.

“A wonderfully talented player and a very good pundit now, but he always had plenty say and quickly assumed I didn’t like him. He’s actually blocked me on Twitter, but I don’t think I’m the only one.”

Healey later went onto slam Owens for being a celebrity referee in an article for The Telegraph.

In his own column, Owens responded by saying: “I would have thought doing Pontyberem versus Tumble under nines on a Sunday morning, the Bridgend Festival and various community games which I try to say yes to, is a million miles away from being a so-called ‘celebrity referee’.”

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