|Date of birth||30 May 1995|
Coming into 2017 off a Premiership with Brothers the year before Paddy James added another strong year in Queensland Premier Rugby. Losing a lot of last year’s premiership team to injury or fulltime contracts, Paddy James stepped up and took control of the side. Steering the new look Brothers side around James had the team just sitting outside of the finals, finishing fifth. A member of Queensland Country for the last two seasons, the now 22-year-old has a couple of seasons experience in the NRC. James bring a calm head and direction into the squad.