Richard Owen (rugby league)

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Richard Owen
Personal information
Full name Richard Owen
Born (1990-11-25) 25 November 1990 (age 23)
Normanton, Yorkshire, England
Height 185cm [1]
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb) [2]
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–14 Castleford Tigers 121 59 0 0 236
2014– Wakefield Trinity 14 6 0 0 36
Total 135 65 0 0 272
As of 20 October 2014
Source: RLP Profile

Richard Owen born 25 November 1990 in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England is a rugby league player for the Castleford Tigers in the European Super League, he also played for Featherstone Lions & Westgate Redoubt in his youth.

Owen's position of choice is on the wing, but he can also operate at full-back.

Owen made an impressive start to his Super League career for Castleford in 2008 - scoring 13 tries in 24 games. Due to the team suffering some key injuries he was moved to the wing and formed a good partnership with Michael Shenton towards the end of that year.

Owen played mainly at full back for the Tigers in 2009 where he showed some excellent form.

In round three of 2010 Richie suffered a badly broken leg against the Bradford Bulls.

After signing a new two-year deal for the Tigers in 2010, Owen made a try scoring return for his club in a round eight victory over Hull FC.

(For 2014 Super League season highlights, stats and results click on 2014 Super League season results)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Castleford Tigers First Team". web page. Castleford Tigers Rugby League Football Club Ltd. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "The official Engage Super League web site". web page. Super League. Retrieved 20 August 2011.