Damien Ryan (footballer)

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Damien Ryan
Personal information
Full name Damien John Ryan
Date of birth (1977-08-03) 3 August 1977 (age 40)
Original team(s) Eastern Ranges
Draft 11th, 1994 National Draft
Height / weight 188 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1996–1998 Richmond 30 (6)
1999–2001 St Kilda 30 (3)
Total 60 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2001.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Damien John Ryan (born 3 August 1977) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond and St Kilda in the Australian Football League (AFL).[1]

Ryan was a defender, selected with Richmond's first pick and 11th overall in the 1994 National Draft.[2] He spent three years playing senior football at Richmond before again nominating for the draft and being selected by St Kilda at pick 43. In his first season with St Kilda he made 20 appearances, double his previous season's best, but he added just five more games in each of his next two seasons.[3]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7. 
  3. ^ AFL Tables: Damien Ryan

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