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Ken Owens
Wales
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Full name Kenneth James Owens
Born January 3, 1987, Carmarthen
Current age 27 years 230 days
Major teams Barbarians, Scarlets, Welsh Probables, Wales
Position Hooker
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 240 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2011-2014 26 6 20 10 2 0 0 0 14 12 0 53.84
Five/Six Nations 2012-2014 14 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 11 3 0 78.57
IRB Rugby World Cup 2011-2011 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

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Test debut Namibia v Wales at New Plymouth, Sep 26, 2011 match details
Last Test South Africa v Wales at Nelspruit, Jun 21, 2014 match details
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World Cup bolter Ken Owens is yet to be capped by Wales but with Matthew Rees and Richard Hibbard forced to pull out due to injury, Owens looks set to play a key role in the hooker department.

Owens had previously benefitted from playing second fiddle to Rees at the Scarlets taking advantage of the time when the sometimes Welsh captain was away on international duty. Aged just 24 and with nearly 100 appearances for the Scarlets to his name, Owens is battle-hardened enough to vie with the best of them.

Owens only played one match during the 2011 World Cup but with more injuries in the hooker department, he played in four of the five matches in the 2012 Six Nations.

Latest Articles
Owens: Wales row frustrating for players (Aug 8, 2014) McBryde backs Owens at hooker (Jun 2, 2012) Team of the Week (Feb 13, 2012) Wales suffer Rees injury blow (Feb 1, 2012) Hibbard set to miss World Cup (Aug 21, 2011) Ken Owens news and articles (7) »
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Aug 8, 2014

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Jun 21, 2014
Morne Steyn tackles Ken Owens
Morne Steyn tackles Ken Owens
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Jun 21, 2014
Cornal Hendricks is tackled by Wales' hooker Ken Owens
Cornal Hendricks is tackled by Wales' hooker Ken Owens
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Mar 10, 2011
Wales hooker Ken Owens before the match with Italy
Wales hooker Ken Owens before the match with Italy
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