Butch James

James banned for a month
Sunday 29th April 13:03

Lions back Butch James has received a four-week ban after pleading guilty to committing an act of foul play against the Brumbies.

James ends Boks career
Monday 16th April 17:30

South African Butch James has retired from international rugby, ending a 42-Test career that included winning the 2007 World Cup.

James banned for four weeks
Thursday 16th June 14:09

Lions fly-half Butch James has been given a four-week ban for a high tackle on Sharks flanker Keegan Daniel.

Kamana setback for Lions
Tuesday 12th April 07:54

The Lions have been rocked by news that James Kamana will miss the rest of the season through injury.

Lions confirm James deal
Tuesday 1st February 08:24

The Lions have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sign World Cup-winning fly-half Butch James from Bath.

Lions close in on James
Monday 31st January 14:43

The Lions are on the verge of completing a deal to sign South Africa fly-half Butch James from Bath, according to reports.

Bath fight to keep James
Thursday 9th December 14:02

Bath have confirmed that they have no intention of releasing South Africa fly-half Butch James before the end of the season.

Bath hit by James blow
Tuesday 14th September 11:37

Bath will have to do without fly-half Butch James until November after he underwent surgery on his right shoulder.

Anxious wait for James
Thursday 9th September 11:46

Bath are bracing themselves for news fly-half Butch James could be facing a lengthy spell out with a shoulder injury.

James recalled by Boks
Tuesday 15th June 14:22

Bath fly-half Butch James will finally return to the South Africa line-up for Saturday's clash with Italy.

Springboks turn to James
Monday 7th June 14:14

Butch James will look to put all the political wrangling behind him after being named in the Springboks squad to face France.

PR angry at Bok lash
Friday 4th June 14:41

Premier Rugby have confirmed they are to make a formal complaint to the IRB following comments made by the South African Rugby Union.

James misses out
Wednesday 2nd June 09:43

Butch James has seen his hopes for ending his two-year exile from the South Africa team ended by Premier Rugby.

Lions eye World Cup winners
Wednesday 12th May 10:14

World Cup winners Butch James and Jean de Villiers are being lined up to revitalise the Lions ahead of the expanded Super 15 season.

James staying with Bath
Monday 1st March 15:22

Bath fly-half Butch James will not be joining the Stormers for the 2011 Super 15 season, according to his management company.

Last-gasp Bath sink Tigers
Saturday 15th November 15:29

A try at the death from fly-half Butch James handed Bath a dramatic 25-21 victory over Leicester Tigers.

New Bath deal for Butch
Friday 10th October 09:52

Butch James has signed a new three-year deal with current Guinness Premiership leaders Bath.

Bath too hot for Exiles
Saturday 20th September 17:41

London Irish suffered their second defeat in as many matches as they went down 20-16 to Bath at the Madjeski Stadium.

Bristol v Bath: Teams
Friday 5th September 14:16

Bath fly-half Butch James has made himself available to play against Bristol at the Memorial Stadium on Sunday.

Wallabies triumph in Durban
Saturday 23rd August 16:34

South Africa's hopes of winning the Tri-Nations were ended by a 27-15 defeat to Australia in Durban on Saturday.

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Experts & Blogs

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