The brickbats of bigotry don’t hurt Nigel Owens any more

The brickbats of bigotry don’t hurt Nigel Owens any more
Nigel Owens: the renowned rugby ref struggled to become the man he is today

Having come out as rugby’s first openly gay referee in 2007, Owens is acutely conscious of the potential effect of abuse on others

It has not been easy for Nigel Owens to become Nigel Owens. To anyone with even the barest of knowledge of Owens’s story, that's understandable.

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