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Stuart Watkins - Wing

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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
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 15 9 2 4 346 258 48
Aberavon 14 9 0 5 303 236 44
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
Llandovery 14 7 2 5 306 261 40
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Swansea 15 7 0 8 212 246 33
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18