Player Profile

Owen Farnworth


Owen Farnworth

position Prop
Weight 100kg
Height 186cm
Sponsor Widnes Metal Recycling


Born in Preston Owen's interest in rugby league began at the age of four when he joined Chorley Panthers, naming his parents as being a massive influence on his continued progress. The Second Row joined Widnes at the age of 14 and his progress was rewarded in May 2016 with his first professional contract, which comes into effect for the 2018 season. With his contract secured 'Farnsy', targeted a place in the Vikings 1st Team and hopes to eventually add Senior International honours to his England Youth Squad call-up and England Academy honours. One of four Vikings Academy players selected for the England tour to Australia in July 2016 his career highlight to date came with his Super League debut in April 2017. Currently studying a B-Tec in Sport and the Advanced Apprenticeships in Sporting Excellence programme Owen likes to spend his spare time with family and friends.