DATE of BirtH11/2/1999
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 came into effect for the 2018 season. With his contract secured ‘Farnsy’ successfully targeted a place in the Vikings 1st Team, making his debut against Leeds in April 2017, and hopes to 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 highlights to date are his Super League debut along with his England Academy appearances. Away from the game Owen, a member of the National Performance Programme, enjoys spending time with family and friends.