Owen Farrell to join Racing 92 on a two-year deal, French club confirm

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  • Saracens fly-half heading to France’s Top 14 in the summer
  • Move could spell the end of his record-breaking England career

Owen Farrell will be unavailable to England for the foreseeable future after confirming a two-year deal to play French club rugby with ­Racing 92. Farrell, who will be 36 when the next World Cup kicks off, will relocate to Paris this summer, making him ineligible to represent England again until mid-2026.

While Farrell could still ­theoretically be picked for the ­British & Irish Lions tour to Australia next year, coached by his father Andy, the transfer definitely removes him from the England ­equation for the next two seasons.

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Written by Robert Kitson
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