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Eddie Watkins
Date Of Birth02/03/1916
Place Of BirthCaerphilly
EducationCaerphilly Secondary School
ClubsWigan Warriors, Cardiff, Bedwas
HonoursWales RL, Wales
Edward Verdun Watkins began his rugby at Bedwas before moving to Cardiff, playing 151 games for Cardiff between 1934 and 1939, scoring 10 tries. His international debut came in 1935 against the New Zealand All Blacks, the first of eight Union caps that he would win. In March 1939, at the end of the Home nations campaign he ‘went North’ joining the Wigan from where he won three caps with the Welsh Rugby League team.
Originally he served as a Policeman (stationed in Porth) and then he became a School teacher.
Eddie Watkins passed away in Caerphilly 1995 at the age of 79. 
COMPETITION PLAYED T C P DG PTS YC RC
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6