Fowles (19) was so successful playing for Preston Grasshoppers on loan last season that he was one of three from the Lightfoot Green club who were included in the SSE National League 2 North 'Team of the Year'. He will be playing for Fylde next season.
James (17) played for England Under-19 last season whilst still at Wilmslow High School.The centre, who can also play at fly half, has played for Manchester and will be celebrating his 18th birthday next week.
Sale Sharks' Academy Coach David Wilks will be visiting the lads next week, with presents from the James family in his suitcase.
*Today's weather in East London - 25 degrees, sunny.