Nigel Owens reveals the TOUGHEST player he’s had to referee

Popular Welsh referee Nigel Owens has taken charge of the biggest matches the game has to offer including multiple domestic finals, European finals and the Rugby World Cup final back in 2015.

As a result, over his long career, he’s had to deal with a number of challenge players – but who was the toughest?

Thankfully Owens did a brilliant Q&A for WalesOnline a few weeks back and a member of the public asking just that, to which Owens responded.

“There have been quite a few. Austin Healey was definitely one but a penalty and 10 yards against him soon got the message across!” revealed Owens.


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LIST | 20 times Nigel Owens didn’t give a f**k

Nigel Owens: One of the most respected referees in the world and a fantastic sense of humour to go with it!

Here we list 20 of his very best moments on and off the pitch.

1. When someone offered him nudes


2. Destroyed


3. Burn


4. He sure did!

5. Yellow carding the ball boy

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