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Anthony Watson

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth26 Feb 1994
  • BirthplaceAshford
  • Height1.85m (6' 1)
  • Weight93kg (14st 9lbs)

International outside-back Anthony Watson joined Leicester Tigers ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The England and British & Irish Lions moved to Leicester from fellow Gallagher Premiership club Bath Rugby.

Watson was born in Surrey and was a member of the London Irish academy before making his professional debut for The Exiles in 2011 and representing England at Under-20 level during the next two seasons.

He moved to Bath in 2013 and made more than 100 appearances for the club in the Premiership and European competitions.

Watson made his Test debut for England in 2014 against New Zealand at Twickenham and has made more than 50 international appearances, including at the 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cups, as well as having featured in successive British & Irish Lions tours in against the All Blacks in 2017 and Springboks in 2021.