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Lane indicators on for extra at Blues – Welsh Rugby Union


Having burst onto the scene within the 2017-18 season, the 23-year-old Whitchurch HS product has received two caps up to now and scored on his debut towards Eire within the World Cup warm-up recreation towards Eire. His subsequent cap was within the Bronze Closing on the World Cup in Japan towards New Zealand.

“Staying on the Arms Park was a straightforward determination for me to make. That is the crew I grew up supporting, they gave me the chance to fulfil my ambition of being knowledgeable rugby participant and I have already got so many fond reminiscences right here,” stated Lane.

“I like each minute I get representing this membership and I’m sit up for kicking on and having fun with many extra memorable moments with this group.

“The final 18 months have been irritating at occasions with accidents, however I’m happy to be again on the pitch and focussed on having a great run. I simply wish to contribute as a lot as I can within the tail finish of the season.”

With 24 tries in 54 appearances for the Blues, Lane has a formidable strike charge since making his debut within the Anglo-Welsh Cup 5 seasons in the past. He was a key determine within the 2018 European Problem Cup triumph.

“It’s an thrilling time for all of us on the Arms Park, with Dai Younger again in cost and a extremely motivated squad of gamers,” added Lane.

“We’re all very shut and I’m assured we will make some actual strides within the subsequent couple of years and start competing rather more constantly. That’s one thing that actually enthuses me and I really feel that is additionally the perfect atmosphere through which for me to proceed my growth.”

Cardiff Blues interim Director of Rugby, Dai Younger, believes Lane will go on to make a big impression for each membership and nation.

“We’ve all seen what he’s able to when he’s firing and even in latest weeks, when alternatives have been few and much between, he brings monumental vitality and work-rate. Together with his firepower you at all times have the sense that he can create one thing,” stated Younger.

“The essential factor for Owen is that he continues to develop, works on his all spherical recreation and will get a great run of matches below his belt. He has all of the elements you may ask for and I’ve little doubt he has a giant future on the membership.

“We now have some nice choices proper throughout our three-quarter line and competitors for locations is intense. That’s what drives on the gamers they usually know they should be at their finest.”