France-bound Owen Farrell refuses to rule out potential return for England

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  • ‘I don’t know how I’m going to feel later down the line’
  • Former England captain won’t be drawn on Lions prospects

Owen Farrell says he wants to play rugby for as long as possible and has left the door open to a potential ­England return. The former captain is poised to be ineligible for his country for at least two years after agreeing a ­summer move to French club Racing 92.

Farrell missed the Six Nations this year to prioritise the wellbeing of his family but he insists his love of the game has not diminished. Asked about his international future, he said: “I’ve stepped back and there’s ­obviously a change happening next year [moving to France]. Then we’ll see. There’s no point in saying ­anything now because I don’t know how I’m going to feel later down the line.”

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Written by Daniel Gallan
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/mar/20/rugby-union-owen-farrell-saracens-british-lions under the title “France-bound Owen Farrell refuses to rule out potential return for England”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.