Stuart Watkins

Stuart Watkins

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 05/06/1941 (76)
Place Of Birth Newport
Height 188cm / 6' 2"
Weight 81kg / 12st 10lbs

Stuart Watkins was born in Newport in 1941 and started his first class career with Cross keys. Having played 137 games for the club between 1959 and 1963 and scoring 71 tries he joined Newport. In a six year stay at Rodney Parade he played 162 games and scored 115 tries for the club. His move to Cardiff came in 1969 and bu the time he left the club in 1972 he had made 34 appearances and scored 17 tries, also appearing in 23 games for the Athletic XV. His first Welsh cap was in 1964 against Scotland, and he went on to win 26 Welsh Caps as well as appear in seven games for the Barbarians. and 13 games for the 1966 British Lions on their tour to Australia and New Zealand.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1969/1970 14 8 3 3 10 0 0 0 30  
  1970/1971 14 9 2 3 5 0 0 0 15  
  1971/1972 5 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 8  
  Total 33 21 5 7 17 0 0 0 53  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/10/1969 Newbridge WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  25/10/1969 Cambridge University WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 25 - 8  
  01/11/1969 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 9 - 13  
  08/11/1969 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/11/1969 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 13  
  22/11/1969 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/12/1969 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 5  
  13/12/1969 South Africa WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  10/01/1970 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 11  
  17/01/1970 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  31/01/1970 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 9 - 14  
  21/02/1970 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  07/03/1970 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  21/03/1970 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1970 South Wales Police WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 10  
  26/09/1970 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  04/11/1970 Penygraig WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  07/11/1970 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/11/1970 Province D' Auvergne WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 41  
  14/11/1970 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  21/11/1970 Wasps WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 37 - 10  
  28/11/1970 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  05/12/1970 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 13  
  06/03/1971 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 8  
  12/03/1971 Bective Rangers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  17/03/1971 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  20/03/1971 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 11  
  31/03/1971 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/11/1971 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 33 - 6  
  11/12/1971 Harlequins CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 12  
  04/03/1972 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 6  
  11/03/1972 Cardiff College of Education CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 6  
  15/03/1972 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 26 14 3 9 9 0 0 0 27  
  British and Irish Lions 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Cross Keys - Newport -
Education: - Caerleon Secondary Modern School -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales -

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