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James Botham

James B
DOB February 22nd 1998
Birthplace Cardiff
Height 1.88m (6'2")
Weight 102kg (16 st 0 lb; 224 lb)
Position Back Row
Honours -

James Botham

Cardiff Blues academt graduate, James Botham, signed his first senior deal with the region in April 2019, having made his Guinness PRO14 debut against Connacht earlier in the season.

Botham follows in the footsteps of his father, Liam, who represented Cardiff RFC in the 1990s, while his grandfather is England cricketing great, Sir Ian Botham.

The back row forward was educated at Sedbergh School in Cumbria - whose alumni include Will Greenwood, Tomas Francis and Will Carling - and has represented Wales under-18, under-20 and Sevens.

Cardiff Blues injury update | January

Blues News | 11th January

2019 / 2020

Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
16.11.19 Kawasaki Calvisano 1 - - - - - 5 73 Report
23.11.19 Leicester Tigers - - - - - - - 40 Report
30.11.19 Benetton Rugby 1 - - - - - 5 47 Report

Competitions

Apps Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts
Anglo-Welsh Cup 2 - - - - - - -
European Challenge Cup 2 1 - - - - - 5
PRO14 4 1 - - - - - 5
Total82-----10
Apps Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts
European Challenge Cup 2 1 - - - - - 5
PRO14 1 1 - - - - - 5
Total32-----10