PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Andrew David
SURNAME James
HEIGHT 184 cm
WEIGHT 98 Kg
BIRTH DATE 08 January 1979
BIRTH PLACE Johannesburg
FAVOURITE FILM Old School
FAVOURITE MUSIC Kaiser Chiefs
FAVOURITE FOOD Lamb
PRIMARY SCHOOL Merchiston Primary
SECONDARY SCHOOL Maritzburg College
PLAYER WRITE-UP
A Rugby World Cup winner in 2007, Butch James retired from Test rugby early in 2012, more than 10 years after making his Springbok debut against France way back in 2001. He featured in a total of 42 Tests. A strong and physical flyhalf who played for the Sharks, Bath in England and the Golden Lions before returning to Durban in 2013, James is good at attacking the gain line and protecting his channel with a robust and aggressive defensive approach. He is also equally adept as an inside centre.

Positions: Flyhalf (37), Centre (4), Fullback (1)
Provinces: KwaZulu-Natal, previously Golden Lions and Bath (England, 2008-2011)
Springbok number: 715
Test debut: 16 June 2001 vs France in Johannesburg, aged 21
Last test: 11 September 2011 vs Wales in Wellington, aged 32
Total tests: 42
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches : 43
Win ratio: 23-18-1

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Flyhalf
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 16
CONVERSIONS 185
PENALTIES 197
DROP GOALS 7
TOTAL POINTS 1062
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 42
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 27
PENALTIES 29
DROP GOALS 1
TOTAL POINTS 159
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 2 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 18
Australia 10 4 1 5 0 5 7 0 31
England 6 4 0 2 1 2 2 0 15
Fiji 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
France 3 1 0 2 0 0 5 0 15
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 10 2 0 8 1 0 4 1 20
Samoa 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 6
USA 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
Wales 3 3 0 0 0 8 8 0 40
SQUAD LIST
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
MTN Golden Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
MTN Lions Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
MTN Golden Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
MTN Lions Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2007
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
South Africa XV World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
South Africa World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2006
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2005
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
Natal Sharks ABSA Currie Cup - Premier Div. - 2003
SA 'A' Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
South Africa Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2002
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
South Africa A Incoming Tours - 2002
South Africa Incoming Tours - 2002
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2001
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2001
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2001
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2001
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2001
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2000
South Africa U/21 South Hem. U21 - 2000
South Africa U/23 African Rugby Champs - 2000
Natal Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2000
South Africa U/21 South Hem. U21 - 1999
Natal Sharks U/21 Bankfin Under 21 - 1999
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 1999
Natal Wildebeeste Vodacom Cup - 1999
Natal Sharks U/21 Bankfin Under 21 - 1998
South Africa U/23 Other National Games - 1996

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
RWC Warm-up Test
Saturday, July 11 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs World XV
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, July 18 2015
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday, July 25 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, August 08 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs Argentina
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, August 15 2015
00:00 - Argentina vs South Africa
To be confirmed
RWC Warm-up Test
17:00 - South Africa vs Argentina
To be confirmed
IRB Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 19 2015
17:45 - South Africa vs Japan
Brighton Community Centre, Brighton
Saturday, September 26 2015
17:45 - South Africa vs Samoa
Villa Park, Birmingham
Saturday, October 03 2015
17:45 - South Africa vs Scotland
St James' Park, Newcastle
Wednesday, October 07 2015
17:45 - South Africa vs USA
Olympic Stadium, London

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