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Ref Nigel Owens writes off car while returning home from Leinster game

Published 14/01/2014 | 10:06

Referee Nigel Owens
Referee Nigel Owens

International referee Nigel Owens has been left shaken but unhurt after being involved in an accident on the M4 motorway.

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Owens was travelling back to south Wales from France after officiating at the Castres v Leinster Heineken Cup game on Sunday.

The accident occurred between Pyle and Margam as the 42-year-old drove home from Bristol Airport.

Owens tweeted: "Thanks all of u who stopped to see if I was ok after smash on M4. Vrry shaken but ok. Car is prob rite off though thanks to the police too."

He later added: "Really am touched that so many of you have sent messages and text me after the accident. I am ok thanks shaken and sore but ok. Thanks all".

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