Early life[ edit ] Owens was born and raised in the village of Mynyddcerrig, near Cross Hands in CarmarthenshireWales. He is a fluent Welsh speaker. Before that he worked on a farm, for over a year, as a farmhand. Reaction was mostly supportive.
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What's the team news? Eddie Jones has made one change to the starting XV with George Ford being reinstated as fly-half after being dropped to the bench to face Australia. Owen Farrell reverts back to inside centre, with Manu Tuilagi replacing Henry Slade at outside centre, with Slade dropping to the bench.
Jonny May will start on the left wing with Anthony Watson named on the right and Elliot Daly at fullback.
Meanwhile, All Blacks boss Steve Hansen has gone for just one change from the side that beat Ireland in the quarter-final. What have the coaches said?
When you get to this stage of the World Cup it is all about focusing on being in the moment and getting yourself physically right. It has helped having players here who have been on the Lions tour and played against New Zealand.
Like any good team, you have got to take away time and space from them you have to find areas you can pressure them.
We believe we have identified a number of areas where we can do that. In these moments, the word pressure is bandied around quite readily.