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 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 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3