Marcus Watson (rugby union)

Marcus Watson
Date of birth (1991-06-27) 27 June 1991
Place of birth Hillingdon, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 86 kilograms (13 st 8 lb)
School St George's College, Weybridge
Notable relative(s) Anthony Watson (brother)
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Wing, Fullback
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Playing career
Position Wing, Fullback
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
London Irish Amateur
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
London Irish
Newcastle Falcons
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010 England U20
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
2012–2015 England
Medal record
Olympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro Team

Marcus Watson (born 27 June 1991) is an English rugby union player who plays at wing and fullback for Newcastle Falcons in the English Premiership.

He attended St George's College, Weybridge in Surrey, as a full-back.

Club career

He started his career at London Irish, where he came through the club's academy. He only made six first team appearances before moving to Saracens in 2011.

Watson never made a competitive first team appearance for Saracens but did help them win the JP Morgan Premiership Sevens.

Marcus signed with Newcastle Falcons after three years with England Sevens in February 2015.[1]

International career

He played for England in the World Rugby Under 20 Championship in 2010. Marcus played for England national rugby sevens team from 2012–2015. He was selected for Team GB's Rugby 7s squad to play at the Rio Olympic Games 2016 [2] in which GB won silver.[3]


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