James Isaacson

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James Isaacson
Full name James Isaacson
Date of birth (1980-01-07)7 January 1980
Place of birth Easington, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 17 st 4 lb
School Durham School
University Northumbria University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop, Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Newcastle Falcons
Leeds Carnegie
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
England U-21

James Isaacson (born 7 January 1980 in Easington, County Durham)[1] is a rugby union footballer of the 1990s and 2000s, playing at club level for Newcastle Falcons and Leeds Carnegie, as a Prop, or Hooker. He was educated at Durham School and Northumbria University.[2]

Rugby career[edit]

Isaacson is an England Under 21 international, and in 1998 joined Newcastle Falcons.[3] He remained at the club until 2005 when he was signed by Leeds Tykes, (Leeds Carnegie from 2007).[3] He remained with Leeds for two seasons and was part of the squad that saw the club promoted to the Premiership.[4] He left Leeds at the end of 2007. He is currently Head Coach of Life University in the US Super League.


  1. ^ James Isaacson player profile ESPN Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Distinguished Old Dunelmians". Durham School. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Leeds Tykes Sign James Isaacson from Falcons". ercrugby.com. 27 June 2005. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "James Isaacson". leedscarnegie.com. Retrieved 27 December 2010.