Retiring Nigel Owens picks his dream XV of players he refereed - Page 4 of 5 - Ruck

Retiring Nigel Owens picks his dream XV of players he refereed

SECOND-ROW:

4. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales), 5 Paul O’Connell (Ireland)

Jones: “A man of few words, he does his talking on the field with his actions. Not only is he a brilliant player and a very good captain but I don’t think I have reffed a match where he hasn’t given absolutely everything.”

O’Connell: “Quite simply he was just an exceptional leader. I have been in charge of games where he pretty much carried his team, whether it was Munster or Ireland, almost on his back and onto victory.”

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