James was a back rower who could also play at prop forward. He signed from Portico Vine and was the captain of the St Helens Academy under 18 team in 2012. He was also the Captain on Saints Academy Tour to Australia in 2011.
James made two substitute appearances against Castleford Tigers and Catalans Dragons in April 2013 and performed creditably.
Update by SHS
James went on loan to Rochdale Hornets, initially, before signing permanently and playing 46 games for them, from 2015-16. James moved on for two seasons with Whitehaven, in 2017 and 2018 and was a North Wales Crusader in 2019. The former Ince Rose Bridge amateur has continued to produce competitive performances for every club he has played for.
|Season (Official Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|Season (Other Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|11th Jan 2013||
|26||Huddersfield Giants *||Friendly||2013||H||26||0||VIEW|
|1st Apr 2013||
|12th Apr 2013||
|21st Apr 2014||
|*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.|
|WINS : 2 | LOSSES : 2 | DRAWS :|
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