Nigel Owens reveals horrific homophobic abuse received in hate letter - Ruck

Nigel Owens reveals horrific homophobic abuse received in hate letter

Former international referee Nigel Owens has been subjected to horrific abuse in the form of a homcphobic hate letter, telling him to be “ashamed”.

Owens wrote on Twitter: “U’ve thought long and hard about posting this letter I received in the post a few weeks ago singed by a Steel Worker PT. But unless we start calling out these kind of people nothing will change.

“It hurts and there is no need for all this hate.”

Reacting to Owens tweet, one fan wrote: “Absolutely disgusting.. says more about the writer than the reader.. chin up as you know who you are. Sending love x”

“Imagine having the time and inclination to write, and send, something like this to a fellow human being. Keep being you Nigel don’t let nobodies put you down!” commented a second.

A third said: “I’m not too up on my Bible these days, so I’m assuming the stuff about Korean cars must be near the back. Good on you for calling it out.”


Get ready for a surprising revelation from renowned rugby referee Nigel Owens, as he unveils his list of the top five captains he has officiated.

#5. Chris Robshaw (England)

The flanker is a former English rugby union player who captained the national team from 2012 to 2015.

Known for his exceptional work rate and leadership skills, Robshaw was a dynamic flanker who made a significant impact on the field. He enjoyed a successful club career with Harlequins, where he played for over a decade. Robshaw’s dedication and commitment to the sport earned him numerous accolades and the respect of his peers.

Off the field, he is admired for his philanthropic efforts, using his platform to support various charitable causes.

Owens said: “Some people will be surprised at this one to start off. His misfortune was perhaps to be leading England during a difficult time, but he always gave everything for the cause, encouraging others to follow suit, and he was a nice guy off the pitch.”