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Owain Jones

Owain has been writing and editing about rugby since 2004. He has edited matchday programmes for the WRU, publications for the British & Irish Lions and written for the Guinness Pro14. A regular voice on BBC Radio Wales, from 2011 to 2018, he was the editor of Rugby World Magazine. He has been writing for RugbyPass since 2019.

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England stutter to victory but are still in the Six Nations running

England get the job done after narrowly beating an improving Wales side, while Scotland lick their wounds after a French mauling a…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
28 Feb 2022, 10:09
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Saracens peg back Tigers in the race for the Premiership

Saracens beat the league leaders Leicester, Duhan van der Merwe's red card kicks off social media frenzy and the Welsh regions are…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
07 Mar 2022, 6:20
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Six Nations: Charlie Ewels pays the ultimate price to set-up classic encounter

England fade late in a compelling Six Nations clash, Wales give France a mighty fright and Saracens learn to win without their sup…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
14 Mar 2022, 11:13
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Six Nations: Marcus Smith sparkles but sterner tests await

The Six Nations delivers on thrills and spills as England and Wales rebound, while only France can win the elusive Grand Slam...

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
14 Feb 2022, 10:26
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Is George Ford primed as a starter or support act?

The 77-cap England fly-half is to be parachuted back into the England squad in the wake of Owen Farrell's injury with a point to p…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
24 Jan 2022, 9:41
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Depleted Wales left searching for positives

Wayne Pivac has a fully-loaded side and lifted the Six Nations title 12 months ago but his injury-stricken squad make a repeat unl…

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
27 Jan 2022, 5:27
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Opportunity knocks for England's shining stars

This week will be make or break for rugby stars up and down the country with squads being named for the Six Nations and a few play…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
17 Jan 2022, 10:41
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Protheroe given licence to thrill

The exciting Ospreys back three player has been excelling since returning to his home region after enduring family heartache

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
15 Jan 2022, 3:36
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Interview

The unsung hero

Uncompromising on the field and a gentleman off it, Jake Ball leaves Wales having gained the respect of a nation

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
28 May 2021, 13:46
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Mentality monster

Maligned for a perceived lack of flair, Dan Biggar is proud to be dependable

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
20 Aug 2020, 10:52
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Under the radar

Wyn Jones has emerged from the shadows to be one of Wales' consistent performers in the Six Nations

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
22 Feb 2021, 3:21
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Taking the next step

Alex Dombrandt has hit every marker required to showcase his sumptuous talents at the highest level

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
14 May 2021, 18:25
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Wasp bite downs mighty Tigers

A resurgent Wasps upset the form-book and down unbeaten Tigers as the countdown for the Six Nations continues apace

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
10 Jan 2022, 12:03
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Smith and Fish serve up a festive feast of rugby

Harlequins and Cardiff served up a festive delight while Leicester continued their unbeaten run as European rugby was ravaged by C…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
20 Dec 2021, 8:44
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Interview

Paul Hill: 'I'm not going to kick Eddie Jones' door down and demand I get picked because that's not going to help anyone.'

Northampton Saints tighthead prop Paul Hill struggled with the early promotion to the England squad but the No 3 is now older and …

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
19 Dec 2021, 5:07
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Dupont is surging towards greatness

Antoine Dupont bewitches the rugby world, Munster marvel agains Wasps and Edinburgh down the mighty Saracens

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
13 Dec 2021, 9:23
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Tigers continue to bare their teeth

Leicester Tigers continue to blaze a trail in the Premiership, while Munster and Cardiff scramble to prepare for Europe after Sout…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
06 Dec 2021, 9:55
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Premiership heavyweights go toe-to-toe

Saracens come out on top in slugfest over Sale, the Samoans put on a sad show at Twickenham and the URC flies in to Covid chaos

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
29 Nov 2021, 7:07
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England quicken the pulse but Eddie Jones will not rest on his laurels

The rugby world had its best day since crowds returned as France won hearts, England showed elan and Ireland finally kicked off th…

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
22 Nov 2021, 9:31
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World XV of the Autumn Series

As a breathless 2021 draws to a close, RugbyPass selects its international team of the year.

Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
25 Nov 2021, 9:18
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