Poor Nigel Owens Took A Wrong Turn On The Way From Limerick To Cork Last Night

Wrong turn.

Welshman Nigel Owens was the man in charge last night as Munster returned to competitive action in Thomond Park with a win over Edinburgh.

The southern province left it late for the second week running with captain CJ Stander scoring a try in the final minutes, converted by Ben Healy, as they secured a dramatic 25-23 win.

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Owens as per usual did an excellent job officiating, allowing both sides to play a bit of rugby, while at the same time putting his foot down at the breakdown and marshalling the tackle area superbly.

He did, however, make a massive mistake last night but it didn’t occur in the game – rather on the way home.

Owens drove from Limerick to Cork after the game, presumably to catch a flight back to Wales from Cork Airport but managed to miss a turnoff and ended up just outside Tralee in County Kerry.

Writing on Twitter, Owens said:

“Should have [done] geography in school.

“Must have missed the turning for Cork on way back from the match in Limerick. I was not far from Tralee before I noticed.

“Nightmare and extra hour plus drive back then.”

We feel you, Nigel. There’s nothing worse. Hope you got to your destination in the end!