London Irish Club Captain since 2002-03 season, Ryan joined London Irish from near neighbours Harlequins in 1998 having previously played with Collegians in South Africa. Ryan has scored 14 tries for his club and alongside Bob Casey, Nick Kennedy and Kieran Roche forms part of the most effective lineout quartet in the Guinness Premiership. This season Ryan will make his 200th appearance for the club. He holds representative honours for Natal, Natal Presidents (1995-6) and South Africa University (1993-04). He appeared for the Barbarians in 2002 and 2003.
Ryan was London Irish Players' Player of the Season in 1999-2000 and 2001-02 as well as the PRA/Richard Langhorn Player of the Season for the same year. He was London Irish Player of the Season 2003-04.
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|Weight:||108kgs / 17st 0lbs|
|Height:||196cm / 6ft 5ins|
|Date of Birth:||03/08/1974|
|Place of Birth:||Pietermaritzburg, Natal|
|Former Clubs:||, Harlequins, Connacht, GV Civils Collegians Tech, The Sharks, Sharks, Valke|
|Ups:||PRA/Richard Langhorn Player of the Season 2001/02; London Irish Players' Player of the Season 1999/00;2001/02; London Irish Player of the Season 2003/04|
|Ryan's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|