Quickie Link : Ref's Gay Torment 
By : vanrozenheim on May 20, 2007 - 11:20 PM
(UK) - The only Welsh ref to be selected for the Rugby World Cup has revealed he considered suicide as he prepared to admit: "I'm gay." Pontyberem official Nigel Owens spoke yesterday of his anguish over coming out as a homosexual man in the macho sport. "It's such a big taboo to be gay in my line of work, I had to think very hard about it because I didn't want to jeopardise my career," said Nigel, 35, who is to become the 54th Welshman to officiate at the tournament in France this autumn.
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