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James Bentley is an Ireland international rugby league footballer who plays as a loose forward or second-row forward for St Helens in the Super League.[4]

James Bentley
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Personal information
Full nameJames Bentley
Born (1996-10-19) 19 October 1996 (age 22)
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight15 st 0 lb (95 kg)
Playing information
PositionLoose forward, Second-row, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016–17 Bradford Bulls 28 18 0 0 72
2018– St Helens 20 2 0 0 8
2018(DR) Sheffield Eagles 16 3 0 0 12
2019(DR) Leigh Centurions 7 6 0 0 24
Total 71 29 0 0 116
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2018– Ireland 3 1 0 0 4
As of 21 September 2019
Source: [1][2][3]

He played for the Bradford Bulls in the Championship. Bentley has spent time on loan from Saints at the Sheffield Eagles and the Leigh Centurions in the Betfred Championship.

BackgroundEdit

Bentley was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

Playing careerEdit

Bradford BullsEdit

Bentley came up through the Bradford Bulls academy and made his initial appearance for the Bradford Bulls in 2016 against the Castleford Tigers in a pre season game and went on to make sporadic appearances throughout 2016. Bentley cemented his place in the Bradford Bulls first team in 2017. Despite the clubs 12 point deduction, Bentley impressed scoring 18 tries. After the Bradford Bulls were relegated, Bentley signed for Super League side St. Helens.

St HelensEdit

At the end of the 2017 season Bentley signed a 2 Year Deal with Super League side St. Helens. He joined the Sheffield Eagles on Rugby League Dual registration in 2018 as part of a deal between the two clubs.[5] He played for Sheffield against the Dewsbury Rams.

StatisticsEdit

Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2016 Bradford Bulls 1 0 0 0 0
2017 Bradford Bulls 27 18 0 0 72
Total 28 18 0 0 72

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ RLP
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ http://www.bradfordbulls.co.uk/player_info?523800-James-Bentley
  4. ^ "Bentley and Keyes set for Bulls début against Oldham". Telegraph & Argus. 2016-08-19. Retrieved 2016-09-20.
  5. ^ "Bentley joins Eagles on dual-registration". 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.

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