Paul James (rugby union)

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Paul James
Paul James. Wales Grand Slam Celebration, Senedd 19 March 2012 (cropped).jpg
Full name Paul James
Date of birth (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Neath, Wales
School Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Ospreys
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2001–03
2004–06
2012–15
Neath
Swansea
Bath
23
2
74
(5)
(5)
(5)
Correct as of 30 May 2015
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2003–12, 2015– Ospreys 215 (35)
Correct as of 3 March 2017
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2003– Wales 66 (0)
Correct as of 12 March 2016

Paul James (born 13 May 1982 in Neath, Wales) is a Welsh international rugby union player for Ospreys in the Guinness Pro12. 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]

On 20 October 2014, it was announced James would return to Ospreys on a two-year deal at the end of the Aviva Premiership season.[4]

References[edit]

  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. 
  4. ^ "Wales and Bath prop Paul James to return to Ospreys next season". BBC Sport. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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