Leeds Tykes
James Phillips carrying the ball for Sale

James Phillips has joined Leeds Tykes as Consultant Forwards Coach. James who started his career Bristol, before playing for Exeter, Bath and Sale, said: “Leeds Tykes has a great squad. I’m very excited to work with this exciting squad that has so much potential.

“I can’t wait to get back into pre-season and lay the foundations for the big season ahead.”

Commenting on James joining the coaching team, Head Coach, Jon Callard said of the former forward: “I’m delighted that ‘Phillsy’ is going to join us a consultant and start his coaching journey with us. He has a wealth of Premiership playing experience and has the opportunity to pass that on to the next generation of Leeds Tykes players, which I am really excited about.

“It’s no secret that we need to develop this part of our plan, and we have a top-notch individual to take it, and us, forward.”