Richard Owen (rugby league)
|Full name||Richard Owen|
25 November 1990 |
Normanton, Yorkshire, England
|Weight||92 kg (14 st 7 lb) |
|As of 22 August 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)
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