Player

Ian Watkins - Hooker

Ian Watkins
Height178
Weight87
Date Of Birth10/03/1962
Place Of BirthEbbw Vale
EducationEbbw Vale Senior Comprehensive School, Glyncoed Comprehensive School
ClubsSwansea, Cardiff, Ebbw Vale
HonoursWales, Wales B
InvitationalBarbarians
Ian Watkins was educated at Glyncoed and Ebbw Vale Comprehensive Schools where he played rugby at scrum half and centre. His career began with Ebbw Vale Youth and he progressed to the senior side where he changed his position to hooker. Ian was capped 10 times for Wales between 1988 and 1999 making his debut at Twickenham against England and it was his performances with the national side that prompted the move to Cardiff for the 1989 – 90 season. During the next three seasons at the Arms Park he played 64 games and scored 16 tries. He also represented Crawshays Welsh XV, Monmouthshire and the Barbarians.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1989-1990 24 12 1 11 6 0 0 0 24
1990-1991 8 6 0 2 6 0 0 0 24
1991-1992 32 11 2 19 4 0 0 0 16
TOTAL 64 29 3 32 16 0 0 0 64
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3