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 Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

JAMES RYAN FEATURED for Munster’s development side today against Ireland’s U20s.

The Leinster man is on the way back from a hamstring injury and today’s Thomond Park clash provided valuable game time. The hosts held on for a 15-10 win.

The decision to slot the former Ireland U20s skipper into the Munster second row drops a big hint about Joe Schmidt’s summer plans with Ryan possibly set to feature in Ireland’s tour to Japan and the US.

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