Ryan Grant (rugby union)

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Ryan Grant
Full name Ryan Grant
Date of birth (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 111 kg (17 st 7 lb)
School Alice Smith School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loosehead Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005
2005–2007
2007–2010
2010–
Army
Border Reivers
Edinburgh Rugby
Glasgow Warriors

6
14
96

(0)
(0)
(40)
correct as of 6 September 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006
2007
2012–
2013
Scotland U-21
Scotland A
Scotland
Lions
10
3
25
(0)
(0)
(0)
correct as of 27 September 2015.

Ryan Grant (born 8 October 1985 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland) is a Scottish rugby union player. Educated at the Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he made his Scotland debut in the first Test of the 2012 summer tour, starting against Australia at the Hunter Stadium in New South Wales.[1] He continued to start in the further two wins over Fiji and Samoa.

He served in the Royal Corps of Signals, British Army as an Area System Operator from 2002 to 2005.[2]

Weighing in at 249 lb for 6"1 he plays prop for club side Glasgow Warriors, having previously played for the Scottish professional sides Border Reivers and Edinburgh Rugby making him one of a few players to have played for three of Scotland's professional teams. He is an ex-soldier. He was named in the Pro12 Dream Team at the end of the 2012/13 season.

On 7 June 2013, Grant was called up for the Lions to cover injured Gethin Jenkins.[3]

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