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James Tamou

Prop

Wests Tigers

Player Bio

Height:
195 cm
Date of Birth:
13 December 1988
Weight:
115 kg
Birthplace:
Palmerston North, NZ
Age:
31
Nickname:
Jimmy
Debut Club:
North Queensland Cowboys
Date:
01 May 2009
Opposition:
Parramatta Eels
Round:
8
Previous Clubs:
North Queensland Cowboys, Penrith Panthers
Junior Club:
Levin Knights
Biography:

Having previously represented the Junior Kiwis in 2007, James Tamou made his first-grade debut for North Queensland in 2008 — quickly establishing himself as a vital cog in the Cowboys' engine room. Over the course of his eight seasons in Townsville, Tamou would feature in 170 games and earn Premiership success in 2015, as well as further representative honours with New South Wales Origin, NRL All Stars and Australia. The powerful forward would join the Penrith Panthers in 2017 — playing 97 games over four seasons — including captaining the side to the Grand Final in 2020. A previous World Cup, World Club Challenge and Auckland Nines winner, Tamou is signed through at Wests Tigers until the end of the 2022 season.

Career

Appearances
267
Tries
22

2020 Season

Appearances
22

Scoring

Tries
1

Attack

Tackle Breaks
21
Average Hit Ups
12.9
Post Contact Metres
1204.4

Passing

Offloads
7

Defence

Tackles Made
584
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
138
Total Running Metres
3056

Fantasy

Total Points
935
Average Points
42.5

2020 Season - By Round

2020 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Roosters Won 20 - 14 Prop 48 - - - - - - - - 48 - 18 24 - 145 104 41
2 Dragons Won 28 - 32 Prop 49 - - - - - - - - 44 - 12 27 - 132 132 -
3 Knights Drawn 14 - 14 Prop 32 - - - - - - - 1 37 2 10 26 - 99 79 19
4 Warriors Won 26 - 0 Prop 45 - - - 20 - - - 1 94 - 22 37 - 207 207 -
5 Eels Lost 16 - 10 Prop 35 - - - - - - - - 40 - 10 33 3 94 94 -
6 Storm Won 21 - 14 Prop 41 - - - - - - - - 43 - 14 19 - 121 109 11
7 Rabbitohs Won 20 - 12 Prop 48 - - - - - - - - 95 1 22 21 1 182 155 27
8 Wests Tigers Won 12 - 19 Prop 41 - - - - - - - - 64 - 17 22 - 150 150 -
9 Sharks Won 24 - 56 Prop 51 - - - - - - - 2 47 2 19 27 - 139 119 20
10 Cowboys Won 22 - 10 Prop 37 - - - - - - - - 64 - 17 31 - 166 103 55
11 Titans Won 14 - 22 Prop 48 - - - - - - - - 67 - 21 25 - 184 127 57
12 Sea Eagles Won 12 - 42 Prop 46 - - - - - - - 2 62 1 23 28 1 170 119 51
13 Raiders Won 28 - 12 Prop 37 - - - - - - - - 44 - 15 25 - 138 92 43
14 Warriors Won 12 - 18 Prop 44 - - - - - - - - 84 - 21 26 - 182 123 58
15 Sharks Won 38 - 12 Prop 45 - - - - - - - 1 67 - 20 28 1 198 161 37
16 Wests Tigers Won 30 - 6 Prop 39 - - - 23 1 - - - 21 - 10 22 - 63 51 11
17 Broncos Won 12 - 25 Prop 44 - - - - - - - 1 42 - 15 37 - 89 70 19
18 Eels Won 20 - 2 Prop 40 - - - - - - - - 78 1 19 27 - 165 153 12
20 Bulldogs Won 0 - 42 Prop 41 1 - 4 - - - 1 3 45 - 20 31 - 151 143 7
21 Roosters Won 29 - 28 Prop 26 - - - - - - - - 37 - 10 18 - 70 60 9
23 Rabbitohs Won 20 - 16 Prop 40 - - - - - - - 8 48 - 10 28 - 123 123 -
24 Storm Lost 20 - 26 Prop 35 - - - - - - - 2 34 - 10 22 - 78 52 26

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Cowboys 2009 12 5 7 - 42% 2 - 8 - - - 21 - 6 183 12 741 61.00 2 - -
Cowboys 2010 19 4 15 - 21% 1 - 4 - - - 36 - 28 384 25 1,720 90.00 - - -
Cowboys 2011 23 12 11 - 52% 2 - 8 - - - 83 - 25 617 42 2,485 108.00 - - -
Cowboys 2012 24 15 9 - 62% 2 - 8 10 0.42 - 85 - 35 596 31 3,720 155.00 1 - -
Cowboys 2013 22 11 11 - 50% - - - 3 0.12 - 33 1,327 12 519 14 3,423 155.60 738 524 23.0
Cowboys 2014 21 13 8 - 62% 1 - 4 - - - 28 994 4 518 26 2,748 130.87 632 624 29.0
Cowboys 2015 24 17 7 - 71% 2 - 8 - - - 29 1,286 16 594 29 3,383 140.99 705 973 40.0
Cowboys 2016 25 16 9 - 64% 2 - 8 24 0.97 1 31 1,055 21 656 20 3,279 131.20 629 1,049 41.0
Panthers 2017 26 14 12 - 54% 3 - 12 - - - 54 1,097 18 717 39 2,852 109.00 443 1,091 42.0
Panthers 2018 25 15 10 - 60% 2 - 8 - - - 39 834 15 671 33 2,341 93.00 491 973 38.9
Panthers 2019 24 11 13 - 46% 4 - 16 17 0.71 1 40 967 18 775 33 3,076 128.00 697 1,180 49.2
Panthers 2020 22 19 2 1 86% 1 - 4 43 1.96 1 21 1,204 7 584 6 3,056 138.00 510 935 42.5

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Cowboys 2009 2016 170 93 77 - 55% 12 - 48 37 0.22 1 346 4,662 147 4,067 199 21,499 126.00 2,709 3,538 20.8
Panthers 2017 2020 97 59 37 1 61% 10 - 40 60 0.62 2 154 4,102 58 2,747 111 11,326 116.00 2,143 4,173 43.0

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