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#james ryan

# james-ryan - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'He will become one of the greats' - Ryan central in Ireland pack primed to step up

Meanwhile, Rhys Ruddock put himself firmly in the mix with a big showing against Russia.

# james-ryan - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'It's all about reaction now,' says James Ryan as Ireland pick up the pieces

The Leinster lock was understandably downcast after Ireland were shocked by the hosts.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'He just keeps getting better and better, and I don’t see it stopping'

23-year-old James Ryan is already on his way to being an Ireland great.

# james-ryan - Monday 23 September, 2019

Henderson and Ryan at the heart of Ireland's dominant outing up front

The Irish second rows were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side bullied Scotland.

# james-ryan - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener

A superb set-piece and ruthless streak broke the Scots in Yokohama.

# james-ryan - Monday 9 September, 2019

'Those sorts of things, they give the other players real confidence'

James Ryan delivered yet another outstanding performance in Ireland’s win over Wales.

10 seconds that show why Rob Kearney is so important to Schmidt's Ireland

The 33-year-old fullback looks to be in excellent physical condition ahead of the World Cup.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Schmidt's squad 'utterly committed' to getting beyond World Cup quarter-finals

The Ireland head coach is pleased with the balance and profile of his final 31-man squad.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Returning Ryan focused on fixing Ireland's defence and lineout

The second row is set to make his first appearance of pre-season in Cardiff on Saturday.

# james-ryan - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ryan humbled by awards but intent on hitting new levels this season

The Ireland second row is hoping to return to Japan, having won his first cap during the 2017 summer tour.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

James Ryan wins Rugby Writers of Ireland Player of the Year award

The Ireland and Leinster second row was recognised at this evening’s awards dinner in Dublin.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Leinster star Ryan caps off impressive season with two Player of the Year awards

Meanwhile, Connacht star Jack Carty was also honoured with an award at a special ceremony.

# james-ryan - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'It was as physical as it gets... It was definitely Test match standard'

James Ryan delivered another superb showing for Leinster in defeat to Saracens.

# james-ryan - Friday 10 May, 2019

'Nerves will play a part but it's a privileged position for us to be in'

James Ryan’s battle with Maro Itoje at St James’ Park on Saturday evening is just one of several fascinating match-ups.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'I can't not think about rugby until the next day, I tend to think about it a lot'

James Ryan knows more than most what it would mean to Leinster to win a fifth European crown in Newcastle.

Ryan one of four nominees announced for prestigious Irish Player of the Year award

James Ryan, Jack Carty, Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne all got the nod.

# james-ryan - Monday 29 April, 2019

Team-mates vote James Ryan as Leinster's Player of the Year

Sean Cronin won the fans’ award, while Max Deegan was voted the club’s best young player of the season.

# james-ryan - Monday 4 March, 2019

A peek outside the bubble has James Ryan refreshed and ready to get Ireland firing

A few beers and a boistorous crop of U20s has the young lock in positive mood as the Six Nations finish line comes into view.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Beirne puts hand up as Ireland look to reinforcements for France clash

James Ryan, Cian Healy and captain Rory Best will all be back in the mix.

# james-ryan - Friday 15 February, 2019

Former Limerick hurling captain makes move into county football coaching

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match James Ryan has been ratified as Limerick’s new minor football coach.

# james-ryan - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers

Ireland’s forwards were hammered in the tackle last weekend against England.

# james-ryan - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'He's already world class. He's already one of the best in his position.'

James Ryan continued to show Irish rugby fans how good he is this year.

# james-ryan - Sunday 23 December, 2018

The42’s finest international XV of 2018

It’s been a hell of a year. Here’s who really stood out.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Mixed feelings for Lowe as he watched Ireland defeat former team-mates

The Leinster winger was at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday with his parents.

# james-ryan - Monday 19 November, 2018

'He's always there to carry, always there to tackle': James Ryan continues to soar

Rory Best and Devin Toner are no longer surprised by what the 22-year-old produces on the big stage.

# james-ryan - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet

The 22-year-old second row delivered another superb performance against Argentina.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul

James Ryan and his team-mates have a point to prove against Wasps this weekend.

# james-ryan - Friday 5 October, 2018

James Ryan relieved to move beyond unbeaten streak after finally tasting defeat

Though his winning run still stands in Leinster colours.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Scannell and Herring impress as Ireland's depth continues to grow

Joe Schmidt and his coaching staff are pleased that they now have options across the pitch.

# james-ryan - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

A first professional defeat but James Ryan's remarkable rise continues

The 21-year-old had another impressive outing against the Wallabies last weekend.

# james-ryan - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Ireland shake off the travel and get serious about Wallabies challenge

Careful planning has helped Ireland to beat the effects of jet lag in Australia.

# james-ryan - Saturday 26 May, 2018

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

# james-ryan - Monday 21 May, 2018

Analysis: Conan's Lowe-assisted try shows Leinster at their basic best

The eastern province’s basic skills were superior to Munster’s in the Pro14 semi-final.

# james-ryan - Monday 14 May, 2018

'When I first saw him, he was a string bean. He was tall, he was talented'

James Ryan has had a sensational season with Leinster and Ireland, and there may be more to come.

# james-ryan - Saturday 12 May, 2018

James Ryan is already one of the best in the world at the age of 21

The second row was magnificent once again as Leinster overcame Racing in Bilbao.

# 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.

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