The former England Under 21 and England A hooker, joined London Irish in July 2008 on a two year contract.
James is a mobile and dynamic competitor that contributes greatly in defence and attack.
The 27-year-old, Aylesbury born forward joined from London Wasps with whom he spent a season following a move from Leicester Tigers in summer 2006. During his time at Welford Road James scored 12 tries and played in three Premiership finals as well as the 2007 Heineken Cup Final.
James, who has invaluable experience of competing at the highest level in this country and Europe, has already made 20 first team appearances for London Irish in all competitions.
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|Weight:||105kgs / 16st 7lbs|
|Height:||180cm / 5ft 11ins|
|Date of Birth:||21/09/1981|
|Place of Birth:||Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire|
|Former Clubs:||London Scottish, Leicester Tigers, London Wasps, London Welsh, Northampton Saints|
|Representative Honours:||England A, England U21|
|James's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|