James Graham to leave Belmore
James Graham will leave the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs to take up a three year contract with the St George Dragons, starting next season.
Graham, has been a stalwart for the Bulldogs, joining the club in 2012 and playing in 135 NRL matches for the Blue and Whites.
During that time, he scored 9 tries, in addition to enjoying a stellar International career that has seen him play 34 times for his country.
Bulldogs Chairman, Ray Dib, paid tribute to Graham’s time with the club:
“James has been an outstanding addition to the Bulldogs, since joining us in 2012. He is one of the great warriors of the game and has been a leader in every sense of the word at the club. We are extremely sad to see him go, but we totally understand his decision to accept the offer from the Dragons, as it will help set him and his family up for the next three years. Everyone at the club wishes him all the best in the next stage of his career.”
James Graham at the Bulldogs
Appointed captain in 2015. (Co-Captain of the 2014 Grand Final team with Trent Hodkinson)
2 Grand Final appearances (2012 and 2014)
- GAMES: 135
- TRIES: 9
- JOINED CLUB: 2012 from St Helens
- CLUB DEBUT: Round 1 v Penrith Panthers 2012
- REP GAMES: 34 Test Matches (5 Great Britain, 29 England), NRL All Stars (2015) and World All Stars (2016)
- AWARDS: 2012 Bulldogs Coaches Award, 2013 Bulldogs Player of the Year, 2014 Bulldogs Player of the Year with Sam Perrett, 2014 Dally M Prop of the Year, Named in the front row in the Bulldogs Team of the Decade in 2015.