19th JUNE 2021
5:45pm - 6:30pm:
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7:30-9:30pm: Enjoy 2 course meal and drinks with your friends
James Bracey has established himself as one of the country’s most versatile sports presenters.
Since joining the Nine Network in 2016, James has anchored some of the network’s highest rating sports coverage including weekly coverage of the NRL, State of Origin and Grand Final, along with the popular Sports Sunday program. In 2019, James hosted The President’s Cup golf tournament and is also the primetime host of Nine’s coverage of the Australian Open tennis.
Following his graduation from the University of Newcastle in 2005, with a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism), James joined Sky News as a sports reporter and presenter.
During his thirteen-year stint at Sky News, James hosted the very popular SportsNight evening show and covered three Summer Olympic Games (Beijing, London & Rio de Janeiro), two Winter Olympic Games (Vancouver & Sochi), the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, as well as the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Beyond television presenting, James is an experienced MC. Born and bred on the Central Coast, James grew up in Holgate. He went to Holgate Public School from K-6 and still claims being school captain was the greatest honour of his life. James went to CCGS for years 7-12. While he played rugby in High School, James was an East Gosford Ram for 6 years as a kid. James now resides on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with his wife Margot and their daughter, Matilda.