10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dafydd Rhys James

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  1. Dafydd Rhys James (born 24 July 1975) is a former Welsh international rugby union footballer.
  2. James plays as a wing or at the centre.
  3. James was born in Mufulira, Zambia.
  4. He toured with the British and Irish Lions in 2001.
  5. Dafydd James started his professional career at Bridgend RFC in 1995 after coming up through the ranks of Kenfig Hill RFC.
  6. In 1999 Dafydd moved to west Wales to play his rugby and enjoyed his first stint at Llanelli playing 52 games and scoring 145 points.
  7. Dafydd scored over 565 points in his career and was the first to score over 25 tries in Heineken cup and scored 29 tries overall.
  8. Dafydd made his international debut in 1996 for Wales playing against Australia in Sydney and went on to win 51 caps in 11 years and scored 15 tries.
  9. His last cap came at the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
  10. Since 2009 Dafydd has been a motivational speaker, fitness coach and personal trainer.