David James (rugby, born 1906)

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For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1880s, and 1890s for Wales, Swansea (RU), and Broughton Rangers (RU/RL), see David James (rugby born 1866). For the current rugby league footballer for South Wales Scorpions, see David James (rugby league).
David Rees James
Personal information
Full name David Rees James
Born 7 October 1906
Treorchy, Wales
Died circa-1981 (aged 74–75)
Rhondda, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1931–≥31 Treorchy RFC
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1931 Wales 2 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≥1931–≥31 Leeds
Source: scrum.com

David Rees James (7 October 1906 – c.1981 (aged 74–75)) was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales.

James was born in Treorchy, and played at club level for Treorchy RFC, as a Hooker, i.e. number 2, and playing club level rugby league (RL) for Leeds, as a Hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums.[1] He died in Rhondda.

International Honours[edit]

David James won caps for Wales (RU) while at Treorchy RFC in 1931 against France, and Ireland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Gate (1986). "Gone North - Volume 1". R. E. Gate. ISBN 0-9511190-0-1
  2. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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