Dave Ryan (rugby union)

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Dave Ryan
Full name David Ryan
Date of birth (1986-04-21) 21 April 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 111 kg (17 st 6 lb, 244 lb)[1]
University Cork Institute of Technology[2]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)

2011-12
2012-14
Dolphin
Lazio
Zebre

18
23

(5) 1t
(0)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009-11
2014-
Munster
Ulster
10
0
(0)
(0)

Dave Ryan is an Irish professional rugby player currently with Ulster. His position is Prop.[3] He played club rugby with Dolphin, Munster and Lazio. His brother is former Munster and Toulon Prop Tim.[4]

Ryan played for Munster between 2009 and 2011 after being promoted from a development contract.[5]

It was announced in Spring 2011 that Ryan was leaving Munster to join Lazio Roma in Italy. He moved to Zebre for the 2012–13 season.[6]

In April 2014, it was announced that he would join Ulster on a 2-year deal from the 2014/15 season.[7]

Ryan was included in the USA preliminary squad for the summer tests during 2012, being eligible through his American mother, but turned down the chance as to continue playing professionally in Italy.[8]

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