Whether Ken Owens takes a nightly double knee to give The Almighty thanks for rather more than just another day is, of course, his business and his alone.
That said, the last week or so will have given the Wales hooker a jolting reminder why he might wish to offer a prayer for Romain Poite, assuming he hasn’t already been doing so since the Frenchman’s impersonation of the Good Samaritan.
Rarely can one player have a more enduring reason to be truly thankful to a referee for showing compassion at a time of personal crisis.
The narrative has long since been woven into Lions folklore, how a...
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