Player

Dafydd James - Centre

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Dafydd James
Height193
Weight99
Date Of Birth24/07/1975
Place Of BirthMufulira
EducationBrynteg Comprehensive School, Bridgend
ClubsCardiff, Sale Sharks, Bridgend Ravens, Harlequins, Pontypridd, Aberavon, Kenfig Hill
RegionsCardiff Blues, Scarlets, Celtic Warriors
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, Wales A, Wales Students, Wales RU U21, Wales Youth RU
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
Dafydd Rhys James was educated at Brynteg Comprehensive School in Bridgend and started his senior rugby career as a centre with Bridgend. Spells with Pontypridd and Llanelli followed before he returned to Bridgend in 2001. When Regional rugby started in 2003 he joined the newly formed Celtic Warriors who were based in Bridgend and Pontypridd but when the Warriors folded after only one season Dafydd moved to Harlequins. A year later he was back in South Wales to play for the Llanelli Scarlets. After four years at Stradey Park and Parc y Scarlets he joined Cardiff Blues – playing four times for the region and twice for Cardiff before spending a season at Sale. During his career Dafydd played with great success at Centre and Wing, scoring 29 tries in the Heineken (European) Cup and 15 tries for Wales as well as scoring regularly in domestic league fixtures.
His international debut came in 1996 against Australia in Sydney and he went on to gain 48 caps for Wales as well as touring with the 2001 British and Irish Lions to Australia. former Welsh international who played on the Wing or at Centre.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
2009-2010 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 14 9 2 3 334 244 47
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Llandovery 13 6 2 5 292 249 36
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Swansea 14 6 0 8 199 236 29
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18