# John Ryan

This year
# back again
John Ryan in picture for World Cup squad with a second return to Munster announced
Ryan has left the province for New Zealand but will return in time for next season.
Last year
# Packing His Bags
'We would have liked to keep him, it wasn't to be' - Munster disappointed to lose John Ryan
The prop’s move to New Zealand side the Chiefs was confirmed earlier this week.
# Pastures new
Ireland prop Ryan signs for Chiefs Super Rugby team
The team have drafted in the 34-year-old as cover for injured New Zealand prop Angus Ta’avao.
# Patience
Judge this new Munster set-up when they are playing with a full deck
Injuries and international call-ups have hit the province hard this season.
# Selection
Memorable week continues for Munster's John Ryan as he is added to Barbarians squad
The 34-year-old tighthead will link up with Baabaas head coach Ronan O’Gara.
# Second Coming
John Ryan looks set to close in on 200 Munster appearances after returning from Wasps
The 34-year-old is in contention to play against Ulster as he edges closer to the milestone.
# Bad Break
Munster’s injury crisis deepens – but John Ryan's return is a major boost
Ryan has re-joined the club from Wasps.
‘I wouldn't say I'm a world class operator but I never played a bad game for Ireland’
Rated highly by Joe Schmidt, John Ryan was a consistent force for Munster for over a decade. The last thing he expected was to be on the look-out for a new club.
# Wasps
Ireland international John Ryan to leave Munster at end of the season
The prop leaves to join Premiership side Wasps.
All time
# Addition
'It's a boost in that area' - Munster confirm signing of scrum-half Ben Murphy
The Ireland U20s international has joined on a seven-week contract.
# Treament Table
Beirne, Earls and Ryan return to Munster training as build up continues to interpro clashes
Munster face Leinster and Connacht at the end of the month.
# Ladies Football
Cork's 10-time All-Ireland winning boss Ryan links up with Limerick in mentoring role
Elsewhere, his successor at the Rebel helm, Ephie Fitzgerald, has been ratified once again with his backroom team confirmed.
# Focused
'When you're beaten like that, it hurts. We need to go back to playing as a team'
John Ryan is set for a big starting chance against Wales on Saturday.
# prop life
Ireland's front row options improve as Kilcoyne and Ryan drive on
The Munster pair have pushed into the matchday squad again in recent weeks.
# back in the mix
Hard work and patience the name of the game for Munster's Ryan
The tighthead has forced his way into Joe Schmidt’s plans after sitting out the first two rounds of Six Nation action.
# Away day
Ryan back in red as Munster make seven changes for Scarlets trip
Leigh Halfpenny, Wyn Jones and Ryan Elias all named to start for the hosts on Saturday evening.
# stretched
Munster's squad depth set for stern examination at altitude in Bloemfontein
Johann van Graan is without 24 players for Sunday’s Pro14 clash against the Cheetahs.
# Ladies Football
Limerick All-Ireland winning manager reinstated after turbulent few days
John Ryan will take charge once again in 2019.
# repeat the feat
'John Kiely passed on his best wishes to us' - Limerick boss Ryan hopes hurling magic rubs off
Louth are their opposition in the All-Ireland junior ladies football final on Sunday.
# starter
Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt
The 29-year-old played a part in the Grand Slam success and now starts against the Wallabies.
# propped up
John Ryan back in Ireland camp, Carbery Schmidt's only new injury absence
The Leinster playmaker suffered a fractured wrist and went under the knife yesterday.
# summer tour
Ryan enjoying leadership role while also finding his own feet at international level
The Munster prop is one of the older members of the squad but Saturday’s game against USA was his first start in a green shirt.
'We gave them 45 minutes of hell,' says Ryan as Munster vow to come back stronger
There was a toll to be paid for Munster’s high-tempo kicking game.
# Back in the red
Keatley starts at fullback as international trio return to Munster XV
Rassie Erasmus makes five changes with injured Kleyn and Taute both ruled out.
# everybody needs scrum body
Wait and weight concerns over for John Ryan as he thrives in Ireland camp
The Munster prop had to contend with a sharp drop in weight, but has found the formula to regain a balanced diet and normality.
# Pen to Paper
Two more Munster players have signed new contracts with the province
John Ryan and Andrew Conway have committed their futures to the province.
# Missing
Have you seen John Ryan? He's been missing for 21 days
John Ryan was last seen driving in his car near the Cliffs of Moher.
# Injury Update
Loosehead concern for Munster with Kilcoyne and Cronin being assessed for Clermont
Gerhard van den Heever has already been ruled out of the trip to France.
# Meath
Body of 20-year-old missing man John Ryan discovered by gardaí
John Ryan has not been seen in three days.
# Story of my life
That lad from One Direction has just bought Doncaster Rovers
Louis Tomlinson and businessman John Ryan have completed their takeover of the League One club.
# Man Down
Munster confirm Donnacha Ryan will not be fit to face Leinster
The Ireland international picked up a foot injury in the win over Treviso last weekend.
# Team news
Connacht make three changes to face experimental Munster side
JJ Hanrahan is the only survivor from the side that faced the Scarlets.
# evening fix
The Evening Fix: Saturday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
# bald ambition
Peter Stringer agrees one-year contract extension at Munster
Cork scrum-half is currently on loan at Newcastle Falcons.
# Pensions
In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.