|Born||23 September 1991|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||101 kg (15 st 13 lb)|
As of 4 March 2018
Laithwaite started his career at Warrington Wolves. He made his Super League début on loan with Hull Kingston Rovers during 2012. In 2012 he was also dual registered and played for Leigh. He eventually made his début for Warrington against Hull KR in March 2013. A similar dual registration with Swinton for the 2013 season followed during which Laithwaite broke his ankle playing against Featherstone Rovers on 1 April 2013.
Laithwaite suffered a broken leg in June 2015 which ruled him out for the 2016 Super League season. In July 2016 it was announced that he would be joining Toronto Wolfpack for the 2017 season.
- "James Laithwaite". warringtonwolves.com. Warrington Wolves. 2014. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
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- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
- "Back rower James Laithwaite signs for Leigh Centurions". Leigh Journal. 29 March 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "Warrington's James Laithwaite joins Hull KR on loan". BBC Sport. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "Warrington lose James Laithwaite for six weeks after forward breaks ankle". Sky Sports. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
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