"English-qualified" - Northampton Saints signs Australia speedster - Ruck

“English-qualified” – Northampton Saints signs Australia speedster

Northampton Saints have today announced the signing of Australian wing James Ramm from the NSW Waratahs ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The English-qualified 23-year-old outside back has started 18 of his 20 Super Rugby appearances since announcing himself in style with a try on his Waratahs debut in 2020, becoming a mainstay in the Sky Blues’ backline and one of the competition’s top performers in clean breaks, defenders beaten, and metres carried.

Ramm came through the Colts system at Randwick – playing in the Shute Shield competition for the Sydney side – before also representing the Sydney Rays in Australia’s National Rugby Championship ahead of joining the Waratahs’ Gen Blue Academy.

He was selected for the Junior Wallabies in 2018, pulling on the Australia jersey at that year’s World Rugby Under-20s Championship, and the 6’3” flyer is now relishing the prospect of turning out at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens in the Gallagher Premiership.

“I’m thrilled to be signing for Northampton Saints and to experience playing some footy in a completely different environment over in England,” said Ramm.

“The coaches have a really exciting vision for Saints and the brand of rugby the team plays, so I wanted to get involved as soon as I started talking to them.

“There have been a few guys now who have done great things in Black, Green and Gold having moved over to Northampton from Sydney in recent years. I hope I can follow in their footsteps and make a big impact at the Club.”

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