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# james-ryan - Friday 6 April, 2018

'I was at every Leinster final. The Millennium was the best one, for me that stuck out'

21-year-old second row James Ryan is hungry for more trophy success this season.

# james-ryan - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Analysis: Leavy's try for Leinster continues a clever trend around the fringes

We’ve seen a similar tactic from Exeter, the All Blacks and Ireland, among others, in recent times.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Lancaster excited to see Ryan and Leavy light blue touchpaper after excelling on international stage

The powerful young lock has yet to even taste defeat as a pro as he prepares to test himself against the European champions.

# james-ryan - Monday 19 March, 2018

Analysis: Tadhg Furlong's brilliance highlights ferocious Ireland forwards display

Dan Leavy, James Ryan, Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson will be cornerstones for some time yet.

# james-ryan - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'It's one of the great days for us': Snow-delayed Ireland return to warm welcome after Grand Slam

Fans, family, and a Minister were at the Shelbourne to greet the Six Nations champions.

# james-ryan - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'All I ever wanted to do is be a professional rugby player, since I could walk really'

The mature James Ryan is already making an impact for Ireland at the age of 21.

# james-ryan - Monday 26 February, 2018

21-year-old Ryan a force for Ireland as he holds himself to highest standards

The Leinster lock is already an impressive presence in Test rugby.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

James Ryan fully fit while Furlong and Henderson are 'hitting their markers'

Andy Farrell says Ireland won’t take any risks with their tighthead and second row.

# james-ryan - Thursday 8 February, 2018

The sky's the limit for Ryan, but O'Kelly stresses importance of durability

‘Devin Toner doesn’t get injured, he injures people.’

# james-ryan - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Toner willing to welcome Ryan competition with open arms

The unflappable second row took his bench role on the chin, but is ready to wrestle his place back starting against Italy this weekend.

# james-ryan - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Van der Flier to miss Italy clash as Schmidt hails Ireland's bench impact

Dan Leavy was immense for Ireland after replacing van der Flier in the first half.

As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute, all the way to the end, in Paris.

'It’s not even just that he’s a great athlete, but he adores training, he loves the gym'

21-year-old James Ryan has been earmarked for success since an early age.

# james-ryan - Friday 2 February, 2018

'They are probably a little bit unaware as to the magnitude of the game'

Jacob Stockdale, Bundee Aki and James Ryan are set for their Six Nations debuts.

# james-ryan - Thursday 1 February, 2018

James Ryan is 'an unbelievable player' says Ireland lock Devin Toner

The 21-year-old is expected to be part of Ireland’s team to face France this weekend.

# james-ryan - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Stockdale shines again as Ireland put away Pumas

The Ulster wing grounded two more tries on his fourth cap to close out the November Test window.

No correlation to World Cup battles with Argentina, no getting away from them either

There was almost a feeling around the camp that people just wanted to go home’. 2015 was bad, but ’07 still hurts too.

# james-ryan - Friday 24 November, 2017

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan Close Calls This post contains videos

'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan

The former Ireland head coach is joining us on Close Calls to preview the last November international.

Not enough to just fit in, Rory Best demands a little leadership from James Ryan

The 21-year-old won’t be a passenger on his first senior start for Ireland.

# james-ryan - Friday 10 November, 2017

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match announces retirement from Limerick hurlers

James Ryan captained the Shannonsiders this year.

# james-ryan - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Mentally I needed a break, I was burned out' - benefit for Limerick captain of time out last winter

James Ryan and his Limerick team-mates are in Munster action tomorrow.

# james-ryan - Friday 19 May, 2017

Ryan, Porter and O'Loughlin the latest Ireland call-ups off Leinster conveyor belt

Joe Schmidt will bring the uncapped trio on Ireland’s tour of the US and Japan.

# james-ryan - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Schmidt's Ireland and the U20s look to future with exciting summer squads

Both squads will provide opportunities for younger players to shine.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Munster facilitate Ryan request as Schmidt gets set to name Ireland squad

The squad to travel to the US and Japan will be named today.

# james-ryan - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Turning Japanese? Leinster's James Ryan lines out for Munster against Ireland U20s ahead of summer tour

Turning Japanese? Leinster's James Ryan lines out for Munster against Ireland U20s ahead of summer tour

The second row may be in Joe Schmidt’s summer plans.

# james-ryan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From inter-county uncertainty to captaincy: James Ryan to lead Limerick hurlers

Two members of the All-Ireland U21 winning side have been named as vice-captains.

# james-ryan - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match is back for another year with Limerick

James Ryan was originally omitted when the Limerick panel was announced last year.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Analysis: Intelligent Ireland U20s dominant on way to World Championship final

Murray Kinsella examines the brilliant win against Argentina in the semi-final.

# james-ryan - Friday 10 June, 2016

Just one enforced change as Ireland U20 set sights on New Zealand

Injury to Conor Kenny has handed an opportunity to Ben Betts and James Bollard.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Analysis: Ireland's brilliant ball-carrying lays platform for stunning comeback

Nigel Carolan’s side recovered from a dire start to their World Championship opener.

# james-ryan - Monday 6 June, 2016

Captain Ryan fit to start for Ireland in World U20 opener against Wales

Nigel Carolan’s side get their tournament underway in Manchester tomorrow.

# james-ryan - Friday 3 June, 2016

From the uncapped to the peerless captain: 5 players key to Irish U20 hopes next week

Big performances from this quintet will go a long way to making it a good tournament from Ireland.

# james-ryan - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Clontarf look for second title in Ulster Bank League final against Cork Con

Andy Wood’s men are back in the final against Brian Hickey’s side.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

'It's probably up to Leinster whether they're going to fast-track him'

Ireland U20s captain James Ryan has a big future in the game and now he’s even being compared to Paul O’Connell.

# james-ryan - Friday 11 March, 2016

Daly's try decisive as Ireland U20s earn second Six Nations win against Italy

Brett Connon kicked 14 points for Nigel Carolan’s side at Donnybrook.

# james-ryan - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Inspirational Ireland U20 lock Ryan brushes off O'Connell comparison

The Lansdowne man has been in exceptional form for Nigel Carolan’s side.

# james-ryan - Saturday 13 February, 2016

'At some stage we have to start doing, rather than just trying to learn all the time'

Nigel Carolan frank as Ireland U20s fall to a second successive defeat.

# james-ryan - Monday 1 February, 2016

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's

The 19-year-old has shown rich promise in his burgeoning career.

# james-ryan - Monday 25 January, 2016

Four players return as Carolan names beefy Ireland U20s Six Nations squad

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain a squad that includes some big forwards.

# james-ryan - Monday 18 May, 2015

6 unsung heroes set to shine in the 2015 hurling championship

These guys don’t always grab the headlines but are key figures for their counties

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