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Southern hemisphere rugby fans used to delight in dismissing Jonny Wilkinson’s flyhalf credentials but there was not a coach in world rugby who would not have picked him in his pomp and Owen Farrell is a man cast from the same mould.

Owen Farrell Rugby World Cup warm-up match - England v Ireland

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union – Rugby World Cup warm-up match – England v Ireland – Twickenham Stadium, London, Britain – August 24, 2019 England’s Owen Farrell during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON: Southern hemisphere rugby fans used to delight in dismissing Jonny Wilkinson’s flyhalf credentials but there was not a coach in world rugby who would not have picked him in his pomp and Owen Farrell is a man cast from the same mould.

Other halfbacks may have a sharper pass, a better step, a yard more pace, but when it comes to the player you want pulling the strings in the heat of battle or lining up an injury-time penalty to win a test, Farrell is surely peerless.

The son of former dual-code international Andy, it is no surprise that Farrell jun

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