James reaches Weston milestone

James Mackay. Photo by Andrew Collins.

James Mackay. Photo by Andrew Collins. - Credit: Archant

James Mackay took his career points total past the 1,000 mark.

WHEN Weston fly-half James Mackay kicked his second conversion against Brixham last Saturday, he took his career total past the 1,000 point mark in his 102nd first team appearance.

Bristol-born Mackay, aged 24, joined the Seasiders from Winscombe RFC at the start of the 2008/9 season, making his debut in the home match against Clifton. He is the fourth Weston player to reach 1,000, which includes 21 tries.

The others are former full-back Paul Thatcher who scored 1,219 points in 143 matches including 16 tries, fly-half Paul Tincknell who touched down 17 tries in his total of 1,836 points in 403 appearances, and the Seasiders’ best-ever player Robert Hazzard who played in 362 matches, scoring 1,844 points including an incredible 79 tries.

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