DOB: 1 January 1874
Died: 3 August 1936
Only MFC Game: Round 1, 1904 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval
Games: 1 (15 total)
Born in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Debuted for Richmond in the VFA in 1897 and played there until being recruited to Carlton in 1902.
He played one season there, then returned to Richmond in 1903. He had another run at the VFL with Melbourne in 1904, debuting after his 30th birthday but only playing in the first game of the season.
Watson was cleared to North Melbourne in June 1904 and also played for Preston in 1908.
He had three other brothers who also played for Richmond.
Foreign born players
Players without photos
Usually shown as born 28 May 1920, but this is incorrect.
Australian Football profile
Date of death discussion - BigFooty
VFA Project profile