James Barraclough

James Barraclough

DOB: 28/02/1999
Place of Birth: Leeds
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 90.00 kg
Position: Second Row

Leeds born second row, James Barraclough, joined the Leeds Rhinos Academy after impressing with the successful Oulton Invaders team who won the league, Leeds and District Cup, Yorkshire Cup and Challenge Cup in 2015.

By joining Leeds he is following in the footsteps on his grandad, who played for Leeds and Featherstone.  His first rugby memory is scoring in his first ever game and the most memorable moment to date is winning the Challenge Cup with Oulton against Hunslet.  He says his greatest achievement is signing a contract with the Rhinos and his pre superstition is eating six Weetbix and drinking coffee.

In his spare time he enjoys djing and he can also play piano and drums.  Away from rugby his ideal occupation would be to own his own business.


Band/Singer: 50 Cent
Film: Green Street
TV programme: Idiot Abroad
Food: Nandos, butterfly chicken, peri peri chips and garlic bread
Car: Bentley continental GT
Player: Ryan Hall

If you…

Won the lottery what would be the first thing you would buy?
Bentley Continental GR
Could be anyone famous for the day who would it be?
Dan Bilzarian
Could play any other sport professionally what would it be?
Football for Leeds United
Could interview one famous person who would it be and what would you ask them?
Karl Pilkington
Could be the lead singer of a band who would it be?
Little Mix

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