Owain Jones

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Owain is the Editor of Rugby World Magazine. When he's away from his desk he's obsessed with Liverpool FC, gadgets and waxing lyrical about how good an athlete he was before injury struck him growing up in Cardiff

Eye on the prize: This is what the 20 European Champions Cup teams will be playing for

European Rugby: Weekend’s talking points

Sarries need that final step The 46-6 demolition job that Saracens did on Clermont Auvergne in last April’s Heineken Cup semi-final felt like a seismic shifting of Europe’s tectonic plates. It…

Rugby’s first ever own try scored in Australia?

Rugby’s first ever own try scored in Australia?

History may well have been made in Australia yesterday, as the National Rugby Championship clash between North Harbour Rays and Sydney Stars played host to what is being touted as the…

Fly-half showdown: Bath's George Ford is set for a highly-anticipated clash with Leicester's Freddie Burns

Weekend’s rugby talking points

Keys for No. 10… Such is the intensity of the Bath v Leicester rivalry that matches between the two sides carry a health warning as it is, but this weekend’s…

Fire starter: Will James Hook be able to kickstart a Gloucester resurgence?

Start of season talking points

Gloucester to pack a punch Gloucester simply weren’t at the races last season, with a porous defence leaking 60 tries and finishing a lowly ninth. It served to be the…

Sign on the dotted line: Sam Warburton will be free to play rugby again after a peace deal was signed

Wales peace deal signed

Such has been the acrimony in between the WRU and RRW (Regional Rugby Wales) that there was no joint press conference for the cameras as both sides went their separate…

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Rugby conversion in the snow

All in the name of fun, and a viral video – watch a rugby conversion with a difference. Here an adrenalin junkie, or madman, depending on your view, has been…