VIDEO: When Nigel Owens met Jack Whitehall: ‘Just you and me now sunshine’

Nigel Owens took time out from preparing to referee tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup final to tweet this clip of an encounter with Jack Whitehall.

The English comedian has starred in a series of ads for Samsung during the tournament - all featuring him meeting various rugby greats and revealing his general cluelessness about the sport.

So it’s only fitting that he meets the finest official currently involved in the game - Welshman Owens.

The two discussed the respect that rugby players show to refs - although Owens didn’t seem to impressed with Whitehall’s imitation of a cheeky player covering the microphone.

“It’s just you and me now sunshine, no-one can hear you scream.”

Check out the full ad, also featuring Martin Johnson and Lawrence Dallaglio.

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