Nigel Owens targets 2015 World Cup final
March 4, 2014
Nigel Owens on his future, the World Cup final and Alain Rolland
Top referee Nigel Owens admits officiating the 2015 World Cup would be the biggest honour of his career, but his Welsh roots hope he will be in the stand watching Wales play in the final of the tournament instead.
Owens has talked to ESPN about Alain Rolland's retirement, why age should be no barrier for referees and the praise he has received for his officiating.
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