Player

Stuart Watkins - Wing

Stuart Watkins
Height188
Weight81
Date Of Birth05/06/1941
Place Of BirthNewport
EducationCaerleon Secondary Modern School
ClubsCardiff, Newport, Cross Keys
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalBarbarians, Crawshays
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.
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
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3