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Connor Watson

Hooker

Knights

Player Bio

Height:
177 cm
Date of Birth:
31 May 1996
Weight:
89 kg
Birthplace:
Dubbo, NSW
Age:
24
Nickname:
Cee-Dub
Debut Club:
Sydney Roosters
Date:
18 April 2016
Opposition:
Penrith Panthers
Round:
7
Previous Club:
Sydney Roosters
Junior Club:
Terrigal Sharks, Kincumber Colts, South Eastern Seagulls
Biography:

A product of the Central Coast, Watson made his NRL debut in 2016 playing for the Sydney Roosters.

He joined the Knights in 2018 on a three-year contract, but injuries have limited him to 5 appearances in 2020.

Watson is a utility-by-trade, covering every backline and halves position, as well as making a name for himself at hooker.

Watson’s versatility makes him a huge threat across the paddock. His ability to shine anywhere in the side makes him a unique asset for the team.

As an athletic and an enthusiastic member of the squad, the former junior Kangaroo was selected for the 2018 Emerging Blues Squad.

As a junior, Watson declared he wanted to play for the Knights on the NRL Footy Show.

ABOUT ME ...

Who am I ... Connor Watson
Who is most important to me ... My mum and dad
Greatest off-field achievement ... Completing high school!
Something you wouldn’t know about me is.. I like movies
I’d be lost without... My Phone
What I love most about living in Newcastle... The Beaches
I grew up ... Avoca
People would describe me as ... Nice and fun to be around
As a kid my hero was ... Andrew Johns
They were my hero because... I was a Knights fan and he’s the G.O.A.T
The last book I read was... Shoe Dog
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is ... Go to the beach
My greatest on field moment... Winning the Auckland Nines

Career

Appearances
88
Tries
21

2021 Season

Appearances
9

Scoring

Tries
0

Kicking

Forced Drop Outs
1
Average Kicking Metres
8.3

Attack

Try Assists
4
Line Break Assists
5

Passing

Offloads
2
Receipts
177

Defence

Tackles Made
275
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
102
Total Running Metres
924

Fantasy

Total Points
470
Average Points
52.2

2021 Season - By Round

2021 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Bulldogs Won 32 - 16 Interchange 53 - - - 38 - 1 - 5 25 - 26 17 - 99 83 -
2 Warriors Won 16 - 20 Interchange 51 - - - - - - - 1 24 - 15 41 - 80 74 -
3 Wests Tigers Lost 20 - 24 Interchange 55 - - - - - 1 1 6 30 - 21 33 3 151 116 -
4 Dragons Lost 13 - 22 Interchange 64 - - - 16 - - 1 7 38 - 29 14 2 153 106 10
5 Titans Lost 42 - 16 Five-Eighth 80 - - - - - 1 - 2 35 - 16 25 4 86 9 10
6 Sharks Won 26 - 22 Lock 64 - - - - - - - 1 29 - 17 50 1 85 85 -
7 Panthers Lost 24 - 6 Lock 56 - - - - - - - 1 22 - 16 42 2 89 77 -
8 Roosters Lost 4 - 38 Lock 46 - - - 20 1 - - 4 12 2 20 29 2 78 41 -
9 Raiders Won 16 - 24 Interchange 40 - - - - - 1 - 2 28 - 17 24 4 99 77 -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Roosters 2016 16 4 12 - 25% 5 - 20 182 11.35 - 1 5 7 312 173 22 1,098 68.66 63 429 26.0
Roosters 2017 22 16 8 - 67% 4 - 16 65 2.69 - - 1 1 460 306 25 1,526 63.00 391 586 24.4
Knights 2018 15 6 9 - 40% 7 - 28 255 16.98 - 2 4 7 507 254 39 1,595 106.00 41 609 40.6
Knights 2019 21 10 11 - 48% 4 - 16 58 2.78 - - 3 12 1,189 584 57 2,054 97.00 131 926 44.1
Knights 2020 5 3 1 1 60% 1 - 4 - - - - - 1 76 79 9 410 82.00 - 142 28.4
Knights 2021 9 4 5 - 44% - - - 75 8.30 - 1 4 2 177 275 18 924 102.00 21 470 52.2

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Roosters 2016 2017 38 19 19 - 50% 9 - 36 246 6.16 - 1 6 8 772 479 47 2,628 65.00 455 1,011 25.3
Knights 2018 2021 50 23 26 1 46% 12 - 48 388 7.75 - 3 11 22 1,949 1,192 123 4,985 99.00 194 2,140 42.8

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