Nigel Owens Night
Friday night 3rd March sees Nigel Owens come to our Club. It is a great honour that one of the World’s leading referee
has taken time out from his busy 6 Nations schedule to speak at Holmpatrick, home of Skerries Rugby. The event has been kindly sponsored by Leaseplan.
Only last Saturday, he refereed Ireland versus France at the Aviva. This Saturday he referees Leinster V Scarlets at the RDS
Nigel Owens is recognised as one of the top rugby referees in the World.
Nigel has refereed at 3 World Cup including the Final of the 2015 at Twickenham and the most respected referee among players.
Refereed 5 European finals including 3 Heineken Cups & 2 Amlin Cup Finals
MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2016
Nigel is one of the presenters on the Welsh language TV chat shows Jonathan & Bwrw’r Bar—a rugby-themed chat show hosted by former Welsh International Jonathan Davies
His autobiography was released in 2008 in Welsh called “Hanner Amser” which translated means “Half Time”.
In 2007 Nigel was named “Gay Sports Personality of the Year” by the gay rights group Stonewall at their annual awards ceremony in London.
Nigel is also patron of The Wooden Spoon Rugby Charity and also of Bullies Out charity in Wales
We thank Nigel for his courtesy visit to our Club and wish him well in his future endeavors.
Skerries Rugby Club