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STATEMENT: Saracens confirm Owen Farrell’s successor

#4. Jean de Villiers (South Africa)

Renowned South African rugby legend celebrated for his versatility and astute leadership.

De Villiers’ career spanned over a decade, marked by his exceptional skills in midfield and inspirational captaincy, guiding the Springboks to numerous victories and a Rugby World Cup triumph.

Owens said: “He was not only a great rugby player but also a great leader and a great man. Whenever I came across him on the field, he impressed me.”