Kai Owen: Worcester Warriors prop indicators new deal at Sixways
Worcester prop forward Kaki Owen has signed a model new undisclosed-length deal to dwell with the Premiership membership.
The 23-One year-old, who signed his first fat deal in 2020, has made 10 appearances, as nicely to being loaned to Birmingham Moseley, Hartpury, Yorkshire Carnegie and Coventry.
“I compile little doubt that there’ll probably be right articulate in his recreation subsequent season,” acknowledged director of rugby Alan Solomons.
“Sadly Kai’s recreation time has been diminutive because of the Covid reveal.”
The Shropshire-born veteran England Under-20s loose-head prop on the origin left Sixways after being launched from the junior academy. Nevertheless his salvage encourage in membership rugby in Shropshire for Newport and at county degree for the North Midlands earned him a 2nd probability.
“Entrance row forwards have an effect on elevate time to worn,” acknowledged Warriors head coach Jonathan Thomas. “Nevertheless Kai is extraordinarily clear about what he wishes to have an effect on to toughen and salvage the place he wishes to be.
“The job description for entrance rowers is to have an effect on the ugly, unseen components of rugby. Nevertheless he works very arduous and we’re considering his capability. He confirmed right resilience to achieve encourage encourage into the academy programme having been rejected. He’s extraordinarily explosive and someone who’s genetically gifted.”
Warriors are presently on the foot of the Premiership desk, having now not obtained because the opening weekend, however they’ve picked up a dropping bonus level in 4 of their earlier seven video video games.
Nevertheless they’re already specializing in subsequent season, having thus far made six signings, props Christian Seize and Jack Owlett and hooker Scott 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, as nicely to Scotland winger Duhan van der Merwe and two scrum-halves, Gloucester and England scrum-half of Willi Heinz and Bathtub’s Will Chudley,