Chester Owen Indicators for Coventry

Coventry Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of thrilling back-rower Chester Owen forward of the approaching begin to the 2023/24 marketing campaign.

Aiming to construct on final season’s third-place end within the Championship – the membership’s highest place within the skilled period – Alex Rae has made loads of additions to his younger squad over the summer season. 

Owen is the newest title to be added to the Coventry roster earlier than pre-season fixtures get underway this coming Saturday when Leicester Lions go to the Butts Park Enviornment (3pm kick off).

Owen started his rugby journey aged solely three, taking part in for his native facet Ashby RFC. The now again row initially plied his commerce as a centre earlier than his uncooked energy and dynamism caught the watchful eye of Leicester Tigers who introduced {the teenager} into their academy system.

Chester’s transition from centre to again row was a easy and profitable one which culminated within the award of a primary skilled contract with the Premiership outfit.

Whereas honing his expertise in a top-level surroundings, Owen additionally gained invaluable senior league expertise whereas on mortgage at Leicester Lions throughout an impressive 2022/23 marketing campaign which delivered the Nationwide Two West title and a first-ever promotion into English rugby’s third tier. 

Owen is now making one other step up as he joins a Coventry facet trying to construct on its profitable 2022/23 marketing campaign. He believes the transfer to the BPA will give him the correct surroundings for the following stage of his skilled improvement.

“I’m excited to be part of this hard-working and decided group,” he stated. I get pleasure from the best way they play right here, and the way arduous the gamers and coaches push each other each on and off the sphere. I’m trying ahead to the longer term.”

Head Coach Alex Rae is worked up by what Owen brings to his squad and the back-rower’s scope for additional improvement.

“It’s nice to welcome Chester on board,” he stated. “He’s a younger man with a great deal of potential who has labored actually arduous in pre-season to earn this chance. We’re trying ahead to serving to him proceed to develop and revel in his rugby.”

Coventry Rugby needs Chester a particularly heat welcome and sit up for seeing what he achieves in Blue and White.

Chester Owen is #CommittedToCov

Coventry vs Leicester Lions:

Saturday August 19th at 3pm on the Butts Park Enviornment

Included with Season Membership

Adults £15 (standing or seated) Get your tickets right here.

U16 £3

All tickets embody entry to the inaugural Coventry Rugby Beer Competition

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