In this special bonus edition we are bringing you an episode from another Times podcast - Past Imperfect.Nigel Owens MBE became the first referee to take charge of 100 Rugby Union international games before his retirement last autumn. He joined Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson from his farm in Wales, where he opened up about coming to terms with his sexuality, the devastating impact it had on his mental health, and how rugby saved him after he tried to take his own life.Get The Times free for a month: thetimes.co.uk/pastimperfectStonewall: www.stonewall.org.ukSamaritans: www.samaritans.orgWelsh Rugby Charitable Trust: www.wrct.co.ukSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 18 - Nigel Owens, Zeebo and Ryan on Red Cards, Career Highlights, Regrets and Viral hits
We're joined by refereeing royalty this week as Nigel Owens is on the panel with Christina, Simon Zebo and Ryan Wilson to make sense of the flurry of red cards from the weekend's action. Nigel gives us an incredible insight into the decision process of referees before looking back at his career highlights, regrets and plenty of stories stretching out over his past 33 years of refereeing. Some incredible stores from the Welshman as he gives his take on some of his famous one-liners, toughest players to referee, favourite players and lots more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In an episode recorded just before the weekend, Flats & Shanks enjoy the first Championship rest week in the company of legendary referee Nigel Owens and Italian back-rower, Sebastian Negri. As well as giving his verdict on some of the key decisions in the Guinness Six Nations thus far, Nigel reflects upon the highlights of his career, including the World Cup Final at Twickenham in 2015. Seb, meanwhile, joins us from his team bubble, and offers a frank appraisal of where Italy need to improve to silence the doubters. Dave and Tom also deal with your feedback from their last team of the round, and serve up a few more of your jokes.
92: Nigel Owens on hanging up his whistle, asking for Ronan O’Gara’s signature and telling his own story to make a difference.
Paddy Power presents From The Horse's Mouth
Paddy and Ruby spoke to the brilliant Nigel Owens on the latest pod. Nigel has recently retired as an international rugby referee, but not necessarily by choice. He spoke bravely about his own battles with mental health and why telling his story and sharing his experiences can help make a difference to people in a similar position. Ronan O’Gara was revealed as one of the lippiest players to ever grace a rugby pitch, but made amends with a touch of class when writing a note for Nigel’s Dad. It’s Paddy Power and Ruby Walsh in conversation with Nigel Owens and it’s coming straight “From The Horse’s Mouth”. If you need help: Samaritans - 116 123 - https://www.samaritans.org/Pieta House 1800 247 247 - https://www.pieta.ie/18+ | begambleaware.org
Nigel Owens on big rugby law changes, an inspirational story and Ireland's heartache
House of Rugby URC
Eimear Considine and Ian Madigan are joined on House of Rugby Ireland by one of the world's most regarded referees, Nigel Owens. Eimear and Ian discuss team bonding sessions and Ireland's Guinness Six Nations disappointment before Nigel joins from Wales to talk rule changes and whether rugby has any rude players.
Nigel Owens and The Top 10 Athletes Who Celebrated Too Soon
Good Time Sports Club
OJ and Raya are joined by legendary Rugby referee Nigel Owens who discusses his future, how he'd deal with Trump and Biden, being a figurehead in the LGBT community and dealing with mistakes. Plus, producer Mark runs down the top 10 athletes who blew it all by celebrating too soon! Which you can read by clicking here
S1E1: Nigel Owens | How Gatland Got into Schmidt | Cockerill Insight | PRO14 Return
The Late Hit Podcast
No challenges dodged on debut as Darren Cave, John Barclay and James Hook lift the lid on retirement, reveal some secrets about their former coaches and breakdown the big talking points from the Guinness PRO14's return. Nigel Owens talks about the mental pressure on referees and coaches, how much longer he'll play on for and a night in Belfast where the pubs were off limits! Use #TheLateHit to send your comments and questions into the lads. Subscribe on Apple, Google, Spotify and wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Regarded by many as the world’s finest official, Nigel Owens reveals his pride of having refereed over 100 European matches, including six Heineken Champions Cup Finals. The Welshman relives his favourite moments on the pitch, discusses the pressure of refereeing the best players on the planet and reveals why the game has given him so much.
Episode 10: Nigel Owens MBE, who is universally recognised as one of the best rugby referees in the world, is the special guest on the show this week. Listen as he tells hilarious stories from his broadcasting work with Jiffy, as well as discussing his illustrious refereeing career in some depth and his aspirations for the future.