Eddie Watkins

Eddie Watkins

Position: Lock

Born 02/03/1916
Died 28/06/1995
Place Of Birth Caerphilly

Edward Verdun Watkins began his rugby at Bedwas before moving to Cardiff RFC.
He played 151 games for Cardiff between 1934/35 and 1938/39, scoring 10 tries.

He gained eight caps for Wales, making his debut in 1935 against the New Zealand All Blacks.

Edward "went North " in 1939 joining the Wigan rugby league side from where he won three caps with the Welsh Rugby League team.

He was a Policeman stationed in Porth before he became a School teacher. He passed away in Caerphilly 1995 aged 79. 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 8 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Bedwas - Cardiff - Wigan Warriors -
Education: - Caerphilly Secondary School -
Honours: - Wales - Wales RL -
Services: - RAF - Glamorgan Police -

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