James Haskell is a former Northampton Saints and England rugby player.
He made his Wasps and England representative debut at the age of 18.
After only one season with England U19s he was called up to join the England U21s, where he gained recognition as the only player to have played every one of the 20 games for that age group, two years running.
After the team achieved the Grand Slam in 2006, James Haskell was selected for the England team that played the Barbarians at Twickenham.
As a powerful and dynamic back rower and excellent ball carrier, in 2006 he was called up for the England Sevens.
Selection for the England Saxons team followed, and Haskell played in both Saxons matches against Italy and Ireland in February 2007.
On the 17th March 2007 James made his debut in the England senior side in the RBS 6 Nations Cup against Wales at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.
He won his 50th England cap during the 2013 6 Nations tournament.
In 2017, Haskell was called up to represent the British and Irish Lions.
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