James Kenny

About James
DOB 26/05/1999
Born Watford
Height 6ft / 1.84m
Weight 18st 5lbs / 117kg

Position Prop
Total Appearances 35
Total Tries 2
Total Points 10

Watford-born prop James Kenny is a product of the club's highly successful Academy programme, having previously studied at both Bicton and Exeter Colleges.

Originally introduced to rugby by his Mum, who had watched the Hong Kong 7s whilst travelling, Kenny soon caught the bug for the sport.

As a youngster, he played his youth rugby at Chess Valley and Kingsbridge, before he started to develop his game under the tutelage of the coaches at both Bicton and Exeter College.

Mobile and dynamic around the field, Kenny has in recent seasons developed his game at senior level by featuring for the Exeter Braves in the Premiership Rugby Shield and whilst on dual-registered terms with Plymouth Albion in National League One.

Certainly one with a bright future ahead of him, he has featured for the Chiefs first team in the Premiership Rugby Cup, including when they lifted the trophy against Bath at Kingsholm in March 2018.

In recent years Kenny developed his rugby career whilst on dual-registered terms with the Cornish Pirates in the RFU Championship, but his form was noted and when he was brought back during the 2021/22 season, he used that development to cement himself strongly around the Chiefs first-team squad.

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