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Nigel Owens

  • 6th December 2012

    Football needs a gay ‘champion’ says rugby referee Nigel Owens 4

    Rugby referee Nigel Owens came out in 2007

    5:15 PM — Rugby referee Nigel Owens is backing a campaign to tackle homophobic attitudes in sport and says football would benefit from having a gay “champion” in the same way Gareth Thomas took up the mantle for rugby.

  • 11th February 2010

    Welsh rugby star sorry for gay joke 39

    Jonathan Thomas apologised for the Twitter joke (Photo: Flickr user manuel | MC)

    5:42 PM — A Welsh rugby star and national teammate of Gareth Thomas apologised yesterday for making an off-colour gay joke on his Twitter account.

  • 4th February 2010

    Gay referee Nigel Owens to discuss coming out 7

    Nigel Owens will discuss coming out in a documentary

    6:37 PM — Nigel Owens, the Welsh referee who came out in 2007, is to discuss his decision in a television documentary. He will appear in a S4C documentary tomorrow to reveal how he mustered the courage to come out.

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