Former Wales centre Watkins dies at the age of 41

Former Wales centre Matthew J Watkins has died at the age of 41 after a long illness.

Watkins retired in 2011 and revealed in 2013 he had been diagnosed with a rare form of pelvic cancer.

He leaves his wife Stacey and sons Siôr and Tal.

In 2013, Matthew was diagnosed with a rare form of pelvic cancer. In recent years he has helped raise thousands of pounds with fundraising events for Welsh Cancer Centre Velindre, where he was receiving treatment.

The thoughts of everyone at RUCK.co.uk are with Matthew’s wife Stacey, his sons Siôr and Tal, family and friends at this sad time.

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