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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. 
PLAYER FOR P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
Wales 8 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 8 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 26 20 0 6 756 475 102
Cardiff 26 19 1 6 771 547 95
Llandovery 27 19 1 7 779 479 94
Pontypridd 25 18 0 7 840 480 89
Ebbw Vale 27 18 1 8 624 488 85
Aberavon 25 16 2 7 569 478 78
Newport 28 15 2 11 683 654 78
Swansea 27 15 0 12 604 518 75
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 25 12 1 12 630 513 71
Carmarthen Quins 28 13 1 14 603 520 71
Llanelli 28 10 1 17 588 689 53
Bedwas 27 10 1 16 591 739 52
Bridgend Ravens 25 8 0 17 501 612 45
Cross Keys 26 5 1 20 528 882 35
Bargoed 26 6 0 20 496 830 32
Neath 26 1 0 25 367 1026 3