James Stosic

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James Stosic
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Personal information
Full nameJames Stosic
Born (1981-09-22) 22 September 1981 (age 37)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–06 Cronulla-Sutherland 24 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Gold Coast 23 0 0 0 0
2009 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 18 1 0 0 4
Total 65 1 0 0 4
As of 21 January 2019
Source: [1]

James Stosic (born 22 September 1981 in New Plymouth, New Zealand) is a former professional rugby league footballer who last played for the Easts Tigers in the Queensland Cup.[2]

Early years[edit]

A Waitara Bears junior, Stosic attended New Plymouth Boys High School and represented Taranaki in 1998 as a 17-year-old alongside his brother Sasho, he attended New Plymouth Boys High.[3] That year Stosic made the New Zealand Secondary School team and the New Zealand 18 years Academy Team, he played for the Academy team at the Under 19s Oceania Tournament and was named the forward of the tournament.[4]

Playing career[edit]

Stosic previously Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in the Super League competition, his usual position is Prop. He is of Macedonian descent.[5]

Stosic signed for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on 10 November 2008. Since then, he has played in 4 Super League matches for the Wildcats, before injuring his leg during the Wildcats victory over Warrington Wolves in round 4, he was out of action for 12 weeks.

Representative career[edit]

In 1999 he toured Papua New Guinea with the New Zealand Māori side.[6]

He was named in the Serbian training squad for the 2009 European Cup.[7]


  1. ^ "James Stosic - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ New Zealand Rugby League Annual '98, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1998. p.144
  4. ^ New Zealand Rugby League Annual '98, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1998. p.181
  5. ^ "Stosic feeling right at home". Sky Sports. 21 January 2009. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  6. ^ John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. p. 307. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2. ISBN 1-86969-331-0.
  7. ^ http://www.rlef.eu.com/news.php?id=1140

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