Owens im­presses with club de­but

Teen’s ‘great achieve­ment’

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT - By Tim Street tim.street@trin­i­tymir­ror.com

ac­tu­ally came af­ter him.”

Hav­ing started play­ing for Amer­sham & Chiltern at the age of five, Owens won honours galore with his lo­cal side and also played for the Royal Gram­mar School High Wy­combe side, which won the Na­tional Cup a cou­ple of years back.

He has also rep­re­sented Bucks in age group rugby and is now be­ing touted for in­ter­na­tional honours of a kind af­ter re­cently be­ing called up for the Welsh Aca­dem­i­cals squad – the na­tional side for Welsh uni­ver­sity stu­dents.

Roger said: “We are proud of what Fred­die achieved.

“It will be up to him if he has to choose be­tween Eng­land or Wales, but his fu­ture is linked to Black­heath re­ally.”

There could be an­other pre­tender to the throne, how­ever. Fred­die’s younger brother Rho­dri, who has fol­lowed his sib­ling in play­ing for RGS High Wy­combe and also turns out for Amer­sham & Chiltern U15s, is also be­ing tipped for a fine fu­ture in the game. very has

HIGH HOPES: Fred­die Owens in ac­tion for RGS High Wy­combe

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