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James Botham

James Botham

Cap No 1161

Profile Biog
DOB 22nd Feb 1998
Birthplace Cardiff
Position Flanker
Club/Region Cardiff Rugby
Height 1.91 m (6' 3“)
Weight 104.09 kg (16st 4lbs)
First club Cardiff
School Sedbergh

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

Botham follows in the footsteps of his father, Liam, who represented the Blue and Blacks 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.

After over-coming a series of injuries, the flanker broke into the first team scene at the Arms Park and his impressive club form led to a call up for Wales in the autumn 2020 campaign.

Winning three caps in his debut campaign with Wales, Botham would go on to play a part in the 2021 Guinness Six Nations success and scored his first international try against Canada the following summer.

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Season so far

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Match Summary Career Summary

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Photos of James Botham

First Team

Corey Domachowski

Corey Domachowski

Loosehead prop

Tom Rogers

Tom Rogers

Winger

Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas

Loosehead prop

Tommy Reffell

Tommy Reffell

Flanker

Harri O'Connor

Harri O'Connor

Tighthead prop

Sam Costelow

Sam Costelow

Fly half

Rio Dyer

Rio Dyer

Winger

Dafydd Jenkins

Dafydd Jenkins

Second Row

Teddy Williams

Teddy Williams

Second Row

Mason Grady

Mason Grady

Centre

Ioan Lloyd

Ioan Lloyd

Fly half

Kemsley Mathias

Kemsley Mathias

Loosehead prop

Keiron Assiratti

Keiron Assiratti

Tighthead prop

Cai Evans

Cai Evans

Full back

James Botham

Joe Roberts

Centre

Cameron Winnett

Cameron Winnett

Full back

Alex Mann

Alex Mann

Flanker

Evan Lloyd

Evan Lloyd

Hooker

James Botham

Mackenzie Martin

Back Row

Owen watkin

Owen Watkin

Centre

Adam Beard

Adam Beard

Lock

Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

Scrum Half

Seb Davies

Seb Davies

Lock

Elliot Dee

Elliot Dee

Hooker

Ryan Elias

Ryan Elias

Hooker

Wyn Jones

Wyn Jones

Prop

Dillon Lewis

Dillon Lewis

Tighthead prop

George North

George North

Centre

Aaron Wainwright

Aaron Wainwright

Back Row

Josh Adams

Josh Adams

Wing

Tomas Williams

Tomos Williams

Scrum Half

Ken Owens

Ken Owens

Hooker

Justin Tipuric

Justin Tipuric

Back Row

Leon Brown

Leon Brown

Prop

Taine Basham

Taine Basham

Back row

Will Rowlands

Will Rowlands

Second Row

Nick Tompkins

Nick Tompkins

Centre

Kieran Hardy

Kieran Hardy

Half back

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