Stats and facts | Nigel Owens’ incredible career by the numbers

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Welsh referee Nigel Owens has retired from international rugby after blowing a staggering 100 Tests.

STATS FROM AN INCREDIBLE CAREER

Below, the stats that matter from his incredible career.

Tests as referee: 100

Tests as assistant referee: 101

Tests as TMO: 9

Total: 210

Yellow cards: 59

Red cards: 3

Tries scored in his 100 Tests: 501 (every Test has had at least one try scored in it)

Points scored in his 100 Tests: 4 632

Rugby World Cups: 4

Rugby World Cup matches as referee: 19

Record-holder for most Six Nations matches as referee: 21

World Rugby Referee Award: 2015 

Number of teams refereed: 25 (In chronological order: Portugal, Georgia, Japan, Ireland, Argentina, Samoa, Uruguay, Italy, Australia, Morocco, England, New Zealand, Scotland, Romania, Fiji, France, Pacific Islanders, South Africa, Russia, Canada, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tonga, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Jamaica)

Team refereed the most: New Zealand, 25 Tests from 2007-19

Top five teams by Tests: New Zealand (25), England and France (24), Ireland (20), Australia (19

Only 13 Tests have not involved a Six Nations or Rugby Championship team

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