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Village celebrates Nigel Owens' selection as World Cup final referee

Villagers from Nigel Owens' home village are celebrating his selection as referee for this weekend's World Cup final.

A party to celebrate his selection will be held tomorrow ahead of the final at Twickenham Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The residents of Mynyddcerrig in Carmarthenshire have been busy decorating the village in his honour, as well as organising a party to be held tomorrow ahead of the final at Twickenham.

Well known for his one-liners whilst refereeing, Owens' appointment was officially announced on Monday, with many within the sport and members of the public taking to social media to congratulate him.

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