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#Donnacha Ryan

# donnacha-ryan - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'It's obviously very disappointing. But credit to Leinster, they kept coming' Donners This post contains videos

'It's obviously very disappointing. But credit to Leinster, they kept coming'

Tipperary man Donnacha Ryan was on the losing side in Bilbao today.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 11 May, 2018

Donnacha Ryan at the heart of Racing side showing just one enforced change from win over Munster

The Paris club have again opted to keep Dan Carter in reserve when they take on Leinster.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 23 April, 2018

Back from injury, but the pain of semi-final defeat runs deep for Keith Earls

‘It was hard to believe standing under the sticks after the third try… all you can do is keep battling on.’

# donnacha-ryan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Donnacha Ryan a difference-maker in Racing's win over Munster

The 34-year-old made his presence felt in typically unfussy fashion in Bordeaux.

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute in Bordeaux as Racing earned a place alongside Leinster in the Bilbao final on 12 May.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 20 April, 2018

'I was with Munster for 13 years and my appreciation of what I had there has gone through the roof'

Donnacha Ryan is preparing to face his former club in Sunday’s Champions Cup showdown, but the 34-year-old has gained a fresh perspective since moving to France.

Munster and Holland feel they're no longer 'a little bit one-dimensional'

Tipperary totem Donnacha Ryan will be targeting Munster’s lineout on Sunday in France.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 19 February, 2018

Ryan's form continues, Casey's strong start in Grenoble and a US debut for Fawsitt

Here’s how the Irishmen based abroad got on over the weekend.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 29 January, 2018

Donnacha Ryan's excellent footballing skills and all the exiles' action

Ian Madigan and Bristol march on towards promotion into the Premiership.

# donnacha-ryan - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Racing stand firm to reach Champions Cup last 8 in snowy conditions

The Parisian club, needing to win to ensure a place in the next round, scored two tries in the first 12 minutes.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 15 January, 2018

Hard-working Donnacha Ryan remains respected within the Munster ranks

Munster had only good things to say about the Nenagh man post-match in Paris.

# donnacha-ryan - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'He's the kind of guy you want in your team on big occasions'

Donnacha Ryan is set to face Munster for the first time on Sunday in Paris.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 8 January, 2018

Ryan helps Racing blow Clermont away and all the exiles' action

Former Connacht man Rory Parata made his debut for Zebre.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 16 June, 2017

Argentinian great Albacete joins Donnacha Ryan at Racing to make a seriously mean looking second row

The Puma is one of three men leaving Toulouse for the Paris club.

# donnacha-ryan - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Schmidt happy that he and IRFU did all they could to keep Donnacha Ryan

The Kiwi head coach feels the deal on offer from Munster and the IRFU came close to matching the contract offered to Ryan by Racing.

# donnacha-ryan - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Ryan bids farewell to Munster but lessons learned from POC's exit

The 33-year-old lock will play his final game for the province against Scarlets.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'I've got CVs of wonderful players who want to come and play for Munster'

The province are understood to have permission to sign a NIQ second row.

# donnacha-ryan - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'My whole adult life I've played in Munster. It means everything' Farewell This post contains videos

'My whole adult life I've played in Munster. It means everything'

Donnacha Ryan gave an emotional interview to Sky Sports yesterday.

# donnacha-ryan - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'It's sad to lose guys like that' - Ryan and Saili bid farewell to Thomond Park

Donnacha Ryan and Francis Saili finished their time at the Limerick stadium in style.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 19 May, 2017

Donnacha Ryan departing Munster with some frustration, but also a new crop of 'heroes'

The Tipperary man will play his last home game at Thomond Park tomorrow when Ospreys visit for the Pro12 semi-final.

Key Munster duo Keatley and Taute sign new deals, New Zealander Saili among those set to depart

The pair have committed to the province, with both penning two-year contracts.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 21 April, 2017

'Donnacha wants to stay here and play for Munster. He doesn't want to go and I know that for a fact'

Mick Galwey hopes the IRFU realise they’ve made the wrong decision and offer Donnacha Ryan a new contract before it’s too late.

# donnacha-ryan - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Ryan misses out but 'point of difference' Henderson makes Lions squad

Steve Borthwick says Henderson’s ability to cover six was attractive for the Lions.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Munster will look to bolster second row after losing Ryan to Racing

Rassie Erasmus understands the IRFU’s decision not to award Ryan a new central contract.

# donnacha-ryan - Monday 27 March, 2017

'I'm disappointed for Munster but I think we have to be happy for Donnacha'

Rassie Erasmus says confirmation of Ryan’s move to Racing 92 next season will be a blow.

Munster's Ryan set to earn €300,000 per season with move to Racing 92

The 33-year-old is set for a move to the Top 14 this summer.

# donnacha-ryan - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Toner a conspicuous absentee as Ryan vows a 'seamless transition' with Henderson

The big Leinster lock has started 36 Tests since Schmidt took charge of Ireland, but makes way for a new combination this weekend.

# donnacha-ryan - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Schmidt pleased with Heaslip's new deal and hopes to see Ryan sign on

The 33-year-olds remain important players for Ireland.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 10 February, 2017

'I'm more of a realist now' - Ryan returns to lead Ireland with his actions

The 33-year-old was left out last weekend in Edinburgh but is back for the Italy clash.

# donnacha-ryan - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Healy and Ryan start as Ireland look to bounce back in Italy

Ulster wing Craig Gilroy has come onto the Ireland bench for the trip to Rome.

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 18 November, 2016

Second win over the All Blacks would lift Ireland to thrilling heights

‘The likes of Drico, ROG, Paul, Hayes; all those lads have been through those hard days.’

# donnacha-ryan - Friday 4 November, 2016

'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'

Donnacha Ryan will be looking to lead from the front for Ireland tomorrow.

# donnacha-ryan - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Munster set to be without Francis Saili for rest of year

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has already moved to bring in South African centre Jaco Taute.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Analysis: Ultan Dillane is an intriguing possible replacement for Stander

The 22-year-old looks ready for his first Test start against the Boks in Test two.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Munster confirm Donnacha Ryan missed Ireland camp with concussion

It’s a second head injury in as many games for the second row.

# donnacha-ryan - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Toner and man-of-the-match Ryan drive dominant win over weak Italy

Ultan Dillane added his carrying and handling excellence off the bench again.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Young Munster U8s are looking for someone': Ryan backs 'great communicator' POC to become coach

Donnacha Ryan was in a better position than anyone to see every aspect brought to the able by Paul O’Connell.

# donnacha-ryan - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Munster's Ryan not looking to do 'copy and paste' job in Ireland's second row

The 32-year-old Tipp man is competing with Devin Toner, Mike McCarthy and Ultan Dillane.

# donnacha-ryan - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Munster boosted with return of Murray, Earls and Conway ahead of crucial trip to France

On the down side, Donnacha Ryan sat out today’s session and Stephen Archer’s neck surgery requires his stand-in to stay on until the end of the season.

# donnacha-ryan - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Donnacha Ryan set for knee scan as Munster wait on Conor Murray’s hip injury

Prop James Cronin is out of Saturday’s trip to Ulster.

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