Emlyn Watkins

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This article is about the rugby player. For George Medal recipient, see Emlyn A. G. Watkins.
Emlyn Watkins
Personal information
Full name Emlyn Watkins
Born 21 September 1904
Blaina, Wales
Died 15 May 1978 (aged 73)
Walsall, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Flanker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1926–≥26 Blaina RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1926 Wales 3 1 0 0 3
Rugby league
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1926(27)–≥26 Leeds
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1926(27)–1927 Wales 3(1)
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Emlyn Watkins (21 September 1904 — 15 May 1978 (aged 73)) born in Blaina, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Blaina RFC, as a Flanker, i.e. number 6 or 7, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Leeds, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during contested scrums,[1] he died in Walsall

International honours[edit]

Emlyn Watkins won caps for Wales (RU) while at Blaina RFC in 1926 against Scotland, Ireland, and France, and won cap(s) for Wales (RL) while at Leeds 1926(1927) 3(1)-caps.[2]


  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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