Tom James

Tom James

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 17/04/1987 (30)
Place Of Birth Merthyr Tydfil
Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 99kg / 15st 8lbs

 

Tom James born 1987 in Rhymney. Nicknamed "The Bullet". Tom was a former Welsh athlete, before turning to rugby. His older brither, Robbie, is a professional Boxer.

After turning to rugby, he joined Merthyr RFC on the wing. He joined Cardiff RFC at the start of 2006/07 season. Tom scored 11 tries in just nine games to open the season which brought him to the attention of the Cardiff Blues.

In 2006/07 he joined the Welsh Sevens squad, playing a number of games. He was then called up to the Welsh national squad for the summer tour of Australia although he didn't play a game on tour. In 2007 he became part of the Welsh U20, and in May 2007 he was called up to the National squad.  

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2006/2007 12 7 1 4 12 0 0 0 60  
  2007/2008 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5  
  2008/2009 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5  
  2009/2010 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 15 9 2 4 14 0 0 0 70  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2006 Selkirk Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 5  
  26/08/2006 Bridgewater CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 17  
  02/09/2006 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 30 - 36  
  09/09/2006 Llanelli CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 24  
  16/09/2006 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 24 - 21  
  23/09/2006 Aberavon WI 3 0 0 0 15 L 21 - 30  
  30/09/2006 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 20  
  07/10/2006 Llandovery WI 2 0 0 0 10 W 23 - 14  
  14/10/2006 Cross Keys WI 3 0 0 0 15 W 44 - 26  
  21/10/2006 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 11  
  28/10/2006 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 5 D 18 - 18  
  10/11/2006 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/09/2007 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 D 34 - 34  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  25/10/2008 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 28 - 26  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/10/2009 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 10  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 12 5 1 6 2 0 0 0 10  
Clubs: - Exeter Chiefs - Cardiff - Merthyr - Exeter Braves -
Education: - Rhymney Comprehensive School -
Region: - Cardiff Blues -
Honours: - Wales - Wales 7s - Wales U20 -

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