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Sam James (born 3 July 1994) is an English rugby union player, currently playing with the Sale Sharks. He usually plays as a centre but can also play as a fly-half. He made his professional debut against Northampton Saints on the 21st April 2013.[2] He was born in Wilmslow.

Sam James
Birth nameSamuel George James
Date of birth (1994-07-03) 3 July 1994 (age 24)
Place of birthManchester, England
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight101 kg (15 st 13 lb; 223 lb)[1]
SchoolWilmslow High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Outside Centre
Fly-Half
Current team Sale Sharks
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–
2012–2013
2013
2014–2015
Sale Sharks
Stockport (loan)
Chester (loan)
Macclesfield (loan)
57
10
1
11
(62)
(25)
(0)
(10)
Correct as of 6 June 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016
2017–
England Saxons
England
2
(0)
Correct as of 6 June 2017

International careerEdit

James toured South Africa with England Saxons in the summer of 2016.[3]

He was called up to the senior England squad by Eddie Jones for their 2017 summer tour of Argentina.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Sale Sharks - Sam James profile". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Sam James: Sale Sharks centre enjoying first-team opportunity". web page. BBC. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  3. ^ "England squad: Nathan Hughes in, Danny Cipriani and Chris Ashton out". BBC Sport. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  4. ^ "England v Argentina: Dylan Hartley, Joe Launchbury & George Ford in squad". BBC Sport. 20 April 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2017.