Sportsperson of the Decade

Ricardowensleydale

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Nigel Owens named sportsperson of the decade at the Stonewall Awards.

How's that for raising the profile of refs?
 

dave_clark


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big call to make halfway through...
 

Lee Lifeson-Peart


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Well done him.

Given Gareth Thomas retired in 2011 who else was in the running?
 

Dixie


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Well done him.

Given Gareth Thomas retired in 2011 who else was in the running?

Tom Daley must surely have been in the running - I'd have thought his name perhaps resonates with more people, and as a poster boy he's far more appealing than St Nige.
 

4eyesbetter


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If this were an Olympic year he might have stood a chance, but even gold at a world championship isn't going to compare with the RWC final for media prominence. (Hands up anyone else who knew there had even been a FINA world championship this year?)
 

SimonSmith


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One suspects that the non referee stuff that NO does helped contribute
 
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