Owen Farrell http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29572/all en RugbyU: Six Nations - England 38 Scotland 18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugbyu-six-nations-england-38-scotland-18 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Full result of the Calcutta Cup Six Nations international between England and Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday:</p> <p>England 38 Scotland 18</p> <p>H-t: 19-11</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>England: Tries - Ashton (30), Twelvetrees (42), Parling (53), Care (80); Conversions - Farrell (30, 42, 80); Penalties - Farrell (2, 13, 18, 37)</p> <p>Scotland: Tries - Maitland (10), Hogg (70); Conversion - Laidlaw (70); Penalties - Laidlaw (20, 40)</p> <p>Teams (15-1)</p> <p>England</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugbyu-six-nations-england-38-scotland-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geoff Parling Owen Farrell Rugby union AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 19:15:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744170 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Leaders Saracens sink Harlequins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-leaders-saracens-sink-harlequins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Saracens surged five points clear at the top of the English Premiership with an emphatic 27-12 win against title rivals Harlequins at Allianz Park on Sunday.</p> <p>Hooker Schalk Brits and flanker Will Fraser scored the tries for Saracens, with England fly-half Owen Farrell kicking the leaders' other 17 points.</p> <p>Fly-half Nick Evans kept Harlequins in contention into the second half with four penalties from five attempts, but the reigning champions were unable to make much impact on Saracens' rock-solid defence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-leaders-saracens-sink-harlequins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:47:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792616 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Ulster nip Leicester as Saracens survive fright http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/rugbyu-ulster-nip-leicester-saracens-survive-fright <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fly-half Paddy Jackson guided Ulster to a hard-fought victory over English giants Leicester in the opening round of European Cup on Friday, but there was a fright for Saracens at the hands of Connacht.</p> <p>Jackson hit five penalties and a conversion for a personal tally of 17 points as the Irish province clung on to 22-16 victory, Leicester snatching a bonus point at the death.</p> <p>"There was no panic at half-time even though we'd made a lot of errors," Ulster flanker and man-of-the match Roger Wilson told Sky Sports.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/rugbyu-ulster-nip-leicester-saracens-survive-fright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:22:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5958904 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England coach glad to get Ford on board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/rugbyu-england-coach-glad-get-ford-board <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England coach Stuart Lancaster insisted now was the "right time" to bring George Ford into the Test squad after calling up the 20-year-old fly-half into his Six Nations training group.</p> <p>The uncapped Bath stand-off, one of the rising stars of the English game, was included in a 35-man squad announced after Lancaster omitted Toby Flood, effectively ending the Leicester fly-half's 60-cap Test career.</p> <p>Leicester captain Flood is due to join French giants Toulouse at the end of the season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/rugbyu-england-coach-glad-get-ford-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. Stuart Lancaster Technology AFP Fri, 10 Jan 2014 03:02:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6039510 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Nowell and Burrell to make England debuts against France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140130/rugbyu-nowell-and-burrell-make-england-debuts-against-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England are set to give debuts to wing Jack Nowell and centre Luther Burrell in their Six Nations opener against France in Paris on Saturday. </p> <p>Both backs were named in the starting XV announced by coach Stuart Lancaster on Thursday, with Exeter's Nowell called up following injuries to Christian Wade and Marland Yarde and the loss of form of Chris Ashton.</p> <p>Burrell has impressed for Northampton this season and, with the powerful Manu Tuilagi set to be sidelined for the whole Six Nations, he was included ahead of the fit-again Brad Barritt, who is on the bench.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140130/rugbyu-nowell-and-burrell-make-england-debuts-against-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chris Robshaw Human Interest Owen Farrell Rugby union AFP Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:48:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6057147 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England name unchanged squad for Scotland game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140204/rugbyu-england-name-unchanged-squad-scotland-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England head coach Stuart Lancaster on Tuesday announced an unchanged 23-man squad for his side's second Six Nations fixture against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.</p> <p>Lancaster has kept faith with the same players who were narrowly beaten 26-24 by France in their opening match in Paris last weekend.</p> <p>"We were disappointed by the result against France, but very proud of many aspects of the performance and we want to give the same 23 the opportunity to build on that against Scotland," Lancaster said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140204/rugbyu-england-name-unchanged-squad-scotland-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:47:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6061471 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England recall Wilson for Ireland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140220/rugbyu-england-recall-wilson-ireland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England have recalled tighthead prop David Wilson and included uncapped outside-half George Ford on the bench for their Six Nations international against Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>Wilson went straight into the starting XV after Dan Cole was ruled out with a season-ending neck injury.</p> <p>Meanwhile 20-year-old Bath playmaker Ford was included among the replacements instead of centre Brad Barritt to give England specialist cover for first-choice fly-half Owen Farrell.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140220/rugbyu-england-recall-wilson-ireland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union AFP Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:17:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6076130 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Farrell ready to put Lions loyalties aside http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/rugbyu-farrell-ready-put-lions-loyalties-aside <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Owen Farrell inists the fact he will be up against several former British and Irish Lions team-mates will not distract him from the task at hand when England face Wales in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Sunday.</p> <p>Fly-half Farrell is the only member of the England line-up who featured during last year's 2-1 series win in Australia for the combined side, who were coached by Wales boss Warren Gatland.</p> <p>By contrast, the Welsh starting XV includes 12 Lions from that trip 'Down Under'.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/rugbyu-farrell-ready-put-lions-loyalties-aside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leigh Halfpenny Owen Farrell Owen Farrell Rugby union AFP Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:34:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6090181 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Farrell gives Saracens fitness boost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/rugbyu-farrell-gives-saracens-fitness-boost <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English Premiership leaders Saracens on Tuesday moved to reassure fans over the extent of an injury sustained by their England fly-half Owen Farrell.</p> <p>Farrell went off at half-time in Saracens' 28-24 win over title rivals Northampton on Sunday due to a foot problem, but subsequent tests revealed no cause for concern.</p> <p>"Owen Farrell will resume training towards the end of this week," Saracens said on their official website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/rugbyu-farrell-gives-saracens-fitness-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. Technology AFP Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6121908 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Saracens put Clermont to the sword to reach final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140426/rugbyu-saracens-put-clermont-the-sword-reach-final-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English side Saracens reached their first ever European Cup final with a record 46-6 victory over last year's finalists Clermont at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>Saracens, who were beaten at Twickenham by Toulon in last year's semi-final, ran in six tries with England wing Chris Ashton scoring two of them to break the record for tries in a European Cup season with 11.</p> <p>They will face either holders Toulon or two-time champions Munster who play their semi-final in Marseille on Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140426/rugbyu-saracens-put-clermont-the-sword-reach-final-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sat, 26 Apr 2014 22:18:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6131689 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Burger can bring Saracens the Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140427/rugbyu-burger-can-bring-saracens-the-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jacques Burger can lead Saracens to European Cup glory, according to fly-half Owen Farrell.</p> <p>The 30-year-old Namibia flanker produced a man-of-the-match effort of 27 tackles during Saracens' stunning 46-6 semi-final demolition of French club Clermont at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>Victory saw English Premiership leaders Saracens into their first European Cup final, at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on May 24, where they will play the winners of Sunday's match between champions Toulon and Irish province Munster.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140427/rugbyu-burger-can-bring-saracens-the-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:16:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6132087 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Saracens eye 'double' after downing Quins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/rugbyu-saracens-eye-double-after-downing-quins-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Saracens stayed on course for a domestic and European 'double' after beating London rivals Harlequins 31-17 in the English Premiership semi-finals on Saturday.</p> <p>Victory at their Allianz Park ground in northwest London put Saracens into a Twickenham final against Northampton, 21-20 winners over arch East Midlands rivals and defending champions Leicester on Friday, at Twickenham on May 31.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/rugbyu-saracens-eye-double-after-downing-quins-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sat, 17 May 2014 17:26:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6149480 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England sweat on injured Brown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140518/rugbyu-england-sweat-injured-brown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England were left with an anxious wait to discover if full-back Mike Brown would be fit for next month's tour of New Zealand after the full-back was injured in a gruelling Premiership semi-final on Saturday.</p> <p>Harlequins star Brown, player of the tournament in this season's Six Nations Championship, went off with a hamstring injury midway through the second half of his side's 31-17 semi-final loss away to Saracens.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140518/rugbyu-england-sweat-injured-brown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sun, 18 May 2014 06:32:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6149766 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Toulon lead Saracens 10-3 in European Cup final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140524/rugbyu-toulon-lead-saracens-10-3-european-cup-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champions Toulon led Saracens by 10-3 at half-time in the European Cup final at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.</p> <p>English Premiership side Saracens took an early lead through Owen Farrell's penalty before French club Toulon hit back with former Australia centre Matt Giteau's 29th minute try.</p> <p>England great Jonny Wilkinson, who converted Giteau's score, then added a 38th minute drop-goal in what was the fly-half's final match in Britain before retirement.</p> <p>European Cup final</p> <p>Half-time</p> <p>Saracens (ENG) 3 Toulon (FRA) 10</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140524/rugbyu-toulon-lead-saracens-10-3-european-cup-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sat, 24 May 2014 18:32:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6156246 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Saints end English title jinx in dramatic style http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140531/rugbyu-saints-end-english-title-jinx-dramatic-style <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Northampton Saints became English rugby union champions for the first time in their history on Saturday beating Saracens 24-20 with a last minute try by Alex Waller in extra-time in the Premiership final at Twickenham.</p> <p>Northampton's victory came just over a week after they had beaten fellow English side Bath in the European Challenge final and meant double heartbreak for 2011 English champions Saracens, who lost to French side Toulon in the European Cup final last Saturday.</p> <p>The game had gone into extra time with the sides locked at 14-14.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140531/rugbyu-saints-end-english-title-jinx-dramatic-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Owen Farrell Rugby union Saracens F.C. AFP Sat, 31 May 2014 18:03:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6163218 at http://www.globalpost.com