Ryan Grant (rugby union)

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Ryan Grant
Full name Ryan Grant
Date of birth (1985-10-08) 8 October 1985 (age 31)
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
Position(s) Loosehead Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005
2016
Army
Currie
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2007
2007–2010
2010–2017
2017–
Border Reivers
Edinburgh Rugby
Glasgow Warriors
Worcester Warriors
6
14
109
(0)
(0)
(40)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006
2007
2012–
2013
Scotland U21
Scotland A
Scotland
British and Irish 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 Scotland international rugby union player.

Educated at the Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is an ex-soldier; he served in the Royal Corps of Signals, British Army as an Area System Operator from 2002 to 2005.[1]

Amateur level[edit]

He played rugby for the Army before making the grade at Professional level.

In 2016, he turned out for Currie in the Scottish Premiership.[2]

Professional level[edit]

Weighing in at 249 lb for 6"1 he played prop for provincial side Glasgow Warriors from 2010, 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 was named in the Pro12 Dream Team at the end of the 2012/13 season.

On 25 January 2017 it was announced that Grant had joined Worcester Warriors with immediate effect.[3]

International Level[edit]

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.[4] He continued to start in the further two wins over Fiji and Samoa.

On 7 June 2013, Grant was called up for the British and Irish Lions to cover injured Gethin Jenkins.[5]

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