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Owen Farrell Biography

English Actor

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Owen Andrew O’Loughlin Farrell (born 24 September 1991), known as Owen Farrell, is an English professional rugby union player hailing from Wigan. He plays as a fly-half for the Premiership Rugby club Saracens and captains the England national team. With a rich history in rugby, Farrell has made significant contributions to both his club and country, establishing himself as one of the top point scorers in test history.

Owen Farrell
Full Name Owen Andrew O’Loughlin Farrell
Born September 24, 1991 (age 32)
Nationality English
Occupation Actor
Relationship Status Single
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Early Life

  • Born in Wigan, Farrell began playing rugby league at the age of eight for Wigan St Patricks.
  • In 2005, following his father Andy’s signing with Saracens, the family relocated to Harpenden in Hertfordshire.
  • Around the age of 13 or 14, Farrell was introduced to rugby union.
  • He has expressed the initial resistance to leaving Wigan but eventually settled in the south.
  • Owen has two younger sisters, Elleshia and Gracie, and a younger brother, Gabriel.


  • Specific details about Farrell’s formal education are not provided in the source.


Club Career

  • Made his professional debut for Saracens shortly after turning 17.
  • Held the record for the youngest player in English professional rugby union for a brief period.
  • Loaned to Bedford Blues during the 2010–11 season.
  • Played a crucial role in the 2010–11 Aviva Premiership Final, securing a victory for Saracens over Leicester Tigers.
  • Experienced both highs and lows with Saracens, including reaching the Heineken Cup final and facing injuries.
  • Achieved the Fans’ Player of the Season for Saracens.
  • Played a pivotal role in Saracens’ victories in the European Rugby Champions Cup and the Premiership.
  • Became Saracens’ all-time leading points scorer.
  • Contributed significantly to Saracens’ victories in European championships.
  • Led Saracens to multiple victories, including the European Champions Cup and the Premiership.
  • Took a pay deferment to support Saracens financially.
  • Faced challenges, including a suspension and coaching responsibilities.
  • Was named the permanent club captain of Saracens.
  • Overcame injuries to lead Saracens to the Premiership title in 2023.

International Career

  • Made his international debut for England in the Six Nations Championship.
  • Played against South Africa and New Zealand, establishing himself as a key player.
  • Continued to represent England in various matches, earning accolades for his performance.
  • Despite injuries, Farrell was selected for the England 2015 World Cup and played in various matches.
  • Led England in the Six Nations Championship, achieving significant victories.
  • Captained England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, leading the team to the finals.
  • Continued his leadership role, guiding England to victories in the Six Nations and Autumn Nations Cup.
  • Marked his 100th Cap for England against The All Blacks.

Awards and Nominations

  • One of the highest point scorers in test history.
  • Nominated for IRB Player of the Year.
  • Named European Player of the Year in 2017.

Personal Life

  • Son of Andy Farrell, Ireland’s current head coach and former England rugby player.
  • Has two sisters and a brother.
  • Has expressed his deep connection to rugby and the challenges and joys it brings.

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