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Eddie Watkins - Lock

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
Merthyr 27 21 0 6 798 501 107
Llandovery 28 20 1 7 803 492 98
Cardiff 26 19 1 6 771 547 95
Ebbw Vale 28 19 1 8 671 512 90
Pontypridd 25 18 0 7 840 480 89
Aberavon 26 17 2 7 612 490 83
Newport 29 16 2 11 726 678 83
Swansea 28 15 0 13 625 552 75
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 26 12 1 13 669 556 73
Carmarthen Quins 29 13 1 15 616 544 71
Llanelli 29 11 1 17 622 710 58
Bedwas 28 10 1 17 615 786 52
Bridgend Ravens 26 9 0 17 544 651 50
Cross Keys 27 5 1 21 552 925 35
Bargoed 27 6 0 21 522 872 33
Neath 27 1 0 26 379 1069 3