Both the St Helens Star and the Lancashire Post covered the story of how James suffered a horrific injury whilst playing rugby for St Helens, and how James is now back on the field, playing for Orrell Rugby Union.
You can read the full story of how the accident happened and how he returned to playing for our great club in the St Helens Star by following the link: St Helens Star James Pearson Article
or in the Lancashire Post Lancashire Post James Pearson Article
James, who now works as a solicitor in Preston, said “People say I must be mad to be playing rugby again but there is such a good vibe around sport. It also has a such a significant impact on my social life, enhancing my physical and mental wellbeing.”