Matt James

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Player Details

PositionProp Forward | Loose Forward
ClubSheffield Eagles
Squad Number13

Recent Games Played

30/09/2018ChampionshipSheffield 22 - 32 Rochdale
16/09/2018ChampionshipBatley 44 - 4 Sheffield
07/09/2018ChampionshipSheffield 12 - 32 Featherstone
31/08/2018ChampionshipSheffield 20 - 30 Dewsbury
19/08/2018ChampionshipSwinton 18 - 26 Sheffield



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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02/02/201819:45ChampionshipDewsbury Rams20 - 18Sheffield Eagles
11/02/201815:00ChampionshipHalifax RLFC30 - 10Sheffield Eagles
25/02/201815:00ChampionshipFeatherstone Rovers58 - 14Sheffield Eagles
11/03/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles10 - 44Toronto Wolfpack
18/03/201815:00Challenge CupBarrow Raiders28 - 16Sheffield Eagles
25/03/201815:00ChampionshipBarrow Raiders36 - 22Sheffield Eagles
30/03/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles38 - 20Rochdale Hornets
02/04/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles14 - 28Batley Bulldogs
29/04/201815:00ChampionshipRochdale Hornets16 - 38Sheffield Eagles
06/05/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles6 - 42Halifax RLFC
10/06/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles18 - 29Swinton Lions
17/06/201815:00ChampionshipBatley Bulldogs20 - 38Sheffield Eagles
23/06/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles6 - 40Featherstone Rovers
01/07/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles24 - 46Toulouse Olympique
07/07/201821:30ChampionshipToronto Wolfpack68 - 4Sheffield Eagles
15/07/201812:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles30 - 28Dewsbury Rams
22/07/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles28 - 10Barrow Raiders
29/07/201815:00ChampionshipLeigh Centurions34 - 10Sheffield Eagles
12/08/201815:00ChampionshipLeigh Centurions68 - 6Sheffield Eagles
19/08/201815:00ChampionshipSwinton Lions18 - 26Sheffield Eagles
31/08/201819:45ChampionshipSheffield Eagles20 - 30Dewsbury Rams
07/09/201819:45ChampionshipSheffield Eagles12 - 32Featherstone Rovers
16/09/201815:00ChampionshipBatley Bulldogs44 - 4Sheffield Eagles
30/09/201815:00ChampionshipSheffield Eagles22 - 32Rochdale Hornets