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 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17