Paul James (rugby union)

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Paul James
Paul James. Wales Grand Slam Celebration, Senedd 19 March 2012 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Paul James
Date of birth (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Neath, Wales
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
School(s) attended Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School, Neath
Club information
Current club Bath
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
Bath Rugby
177 (35)
Representative teams**
2003– Wales 55 (0)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 22 Jun 2014.

Paul James (born 13 May 1982 in Neath, Wales) is a Welsh international rugby union player for Bath in the Aviva Premiership. James' position of choice is as a prop. In November 2009, James was called into the Wales team to play in the problem tight-head position against New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium on 7 November 2009.[1]

In May 2012 he agreed a two-year contract with Bath Rugby[2][3]


  1. ^ "Prop James wins shock Wales call". BBC Sport. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ospreys and Wales prop Paul James set for Bath switch". BBC Sport. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bath sign Wales prop Paul James". ESPN Scrum. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 

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