Matt James

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Player Details

PositionProp Forward
ClubSheffield Eagles
Squad Number10

Recent Games Played

19/05/2019ChampionshipBarrow 18 - 30 Sheffield
05/05/2019ChampionshipLeigh 42 - 38 Sheffield
28/04/2019ChampionshipSheffield 24 - 32 Halifax
22/04/2019ChampionshipRochdale 16 - 52 Sheffield
19/04/2019ChampionshipSheffield 44 - 16 Toulouse



James played for Eastmoor Dragons ARLFC before signing with Bradford Bulls in 2006 at the age of 19. As well as making appearances for the academy, during his first two seasons at the Bulls James played sixteen games making his debut on May 5th away at Hull FC. 

In 2007 he was selected to play for Wales in the 2008 World Cup qualifiers. He featured and scored in his country’s 50-10 win over Papua New Guinea as well as against Scotland and Lebanon.

He has made eight appearances for the first team over the 2008 and 2009 seasons. In 2010 James signed for Harlequins, but after limited opportunities at the club he moved on loan to Barrow Raiders for the 2011 season.

In November 2011 it was announced that James would sign a two year deal with home town club Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.


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03/02/201915:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles64 - 10Swinton Lions
10/02/201915:00ChampionshipBarrow Raiders22 - 24Sheffield Eagles
15/02/201919:45ChampionshipSheffield Eagles24 - 10Bradford Bulls
01/03/201919:45ChampionshipSheffield Eagles44 - 16Batley Bulldogs
10/03/201915:00ChampionshipFeatherstone Rovers32 - 14Sheffield Eagles
17/03/201915:00ChampionshipDewsbury Rams13 - 16Sheffield Eagles
24/03/201915:00ChampionshipYork City Knights16 - 24Sheffield Eagles
31/03/201915:00Challenge CupSheffield Eagles12 - 34Leigh Centurions
06/04/201915:05ChampionshipToronto Wolfpack40 - 10Sheffield Eagles
19/04/201918:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles44 - 16Toulouse Olympique
22/04/201915:00ChampionshipRochdale Hornets16 - 52Sheffield Eagles
28/04/201915:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles24 - 32Halifax RLFC
05/05/201915:00ChampionshipLeigh Centurions42 - 38Sheffield Eagles
19/05/201913:00ChampionshipBarrow Raiders18 - 30Sheffield Eagles