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Position: Full Back, Wing
Honours: England (33 caps)
Date of birth: 26 February 1994
Birthplace: Ashford, England
Height: 185cm (6' 1")
Weight: 93kg (14st 9lb)
Games3
Minutes played208
Tries1
Conversions0
Drop goals0
Penalties0
Points5
Try assists0
Tackles4
Carries31
Metres gained170
Turnovers won0
Turnovers conceded4
Lineouts Won1
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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Fullback Anthony Watson joined Bath Rugby in the summer of 2013 from London Irish and quickly made an impact at the Club.

The 2013 Junior World Championship winner is a naturally athlete, equally at home at wing or fullback. Watson’s exceptional footwork and nose for the try-line has led him to 24 tries in 97 appearances for Bath, with countless more assists to his name.

As secure in defence as he is elusive in attack, Watson quickly replicated his club form on the international stage.  Having represented England through the age-groups, he made his full international debut in November 2014 against New Zealand and is now considered as an England regular. Utilised by the Red Rose on the wing, by the summer of 2016, Watson's red-hot form had seen him score 12 tries in 24 international matches.

In 2017 he featured for the British and Irish Lions on their tour of New Zealand. 

 

Watson shortlisted for Try of the Week

20 May 2019

Anthony Watson marked his 100th appearance for Bath Rugby with a Try of the Week nomination in the win against Leicester Tigers on Saturday. Read more 

Watson delighted to be back in the Blue, Black and White

2 May 2019

After over a year on the sidelines, Anthony Watson made his long-awaited return to action in the Blue, Black and White last Friday. Read more 

Faletau scores as Lions level the series in dramatic style

3 July 2017

Bath Rugby’s Taulupe Faletau scored as the British and Irish Lions fought-back to a dramatic 24-21 victory over the 14-man All Blacks in Wellington, levelling the series and setting up a decisive final Test in Auckland. Read more 

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