James King (rugby union, born 1987)

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James King
Date of birth (1987-03-16) 16 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Pukekohe, New Zealand
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 111 kg (17 st 7 lb)
Notable relative(s) Tony Lamborn (cousin)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2011 North Harbour 27 ((15))
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011
2012–13
Blues
Rebels
4
1
((0)
(0))
Correct as of 16 April 2012
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016– United States 2 ((0))
Correct as of 26 June 2015

James King (born 16 March 1987) is a rugby union player. His regular playing position is lock.

King was born in Pukekohe, New Zealand. He previously represented the Rebels[1] and the Blues in Super Rugby. In 2014 King left the Rebels for a contract in Japan, playing for the Yakult Levins.[2]

King debuted for the United States national rugby union team at the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship. He qualified through his American mother.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rebels recruit King". ESPN.co.uk. 25 August 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Nathan, Ian (2014). "James King heading for Japan". Pitchero.com. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Eagles call for Suniula and King". Americas Rugby News. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 

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