James Lowes is a former professional rugby league footballer, and coach.
15 Facts About James Lowes
James Lowes played for Hunslet and Leeds, but arguably his best years were spent with the Bradford Bulls, where he won many trophies.
James Lowes had usually played as a stand-off or scrum-half during his early career, but was converted into a hooker when he joined Leeds.
James Lowes moved to Bradford Bulls for the inaugural Super League season in 1996, following the expiry of his contract at Leeds.
James Lowes was the 1997 Bradford Bulls season's top try scorer, and won the Man of Steel Award as the Bradford Bulls claimed their first Super League championship.
James Lowes played for Bradford Bulls at hooker in the 1999 Super League Grand Final which was lost to St Helens.
James Lowes played for the Bradford Bulls at hooker, and scored a try in their 2001 Super League Grand Final victory against the Wigan Warriors.
James Lowes played for Bradford Bulls at hooker in their 2002 Super League Grand Final loss against St Helens.
James Lowes played for the Bradford Bulls at hooker and scored a try in their 2003 Super League Grand Final victory against the Wigan Warriors, which was his last match before retirement.
James Lowes began a coaching career following his retirement as a player, joining Salford City Reds as an assistant coach in 2004.
James Lowes later moved to Warrington Wolves as an assistant coach, and was named head coach following the departure of Paul Cullen in the 2008 season.
However, after a disappointing opening to the 2009 season James Lowes left the club and was replaced by Tony Smith.
James Lowes later joined Leeds Rhinos as an assistant to Brian McDermott.
In 2013 James Lowes was named as head coach at Leeds Carnegie.
In June 2014 James Lowes was named as head coach at Bradford Bulls.