Meet The Team - Ciaran James

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Ciaran James






6ft 4in


SV Cannstatt / Lancaster


Driver / Shooter


Cristian Iordache

Olympic History


Did you know?

  • Like nearly all water polo players, Ciaran started off as a swimmer and got 'the bug' for water polo after trying it for the first time.
  • He progressed through the succesful junior and senior domestic teams at Lancaster City along with fellow British and Olympic water polo players Glen Robinson and Alex Parsonage.
  • Away from water polo, he likes to relax by going to the cinema or listening to music.

Ciaran's Career

Coming out of the succesful Lancaster squads, Ciaran was a star of the British junior teams and captained the British side at the 2009 European Junior Championships in Portugal before making the step up to the senior team. He has gone on to play in European and World League qualification matches and was one of the stars when the Brits hosted world champions Italy last season, coming away with a goal to his name after an impressive all-round display. Domestically, Ciaran played professionally at PSV Eindhoven before joining German outfit SV Cannstatt last season.

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