NAME: John Ryan

DOB: 02/08/1988


DEBUT: v Cardiff, 23 Sep 2011

One of Munster's longest-serving players, the former CBC pupil began his career as a versatile prop before focusing on tighthead since 2016.

Nominated for the province’s Player of the Year in 2016/17, international recognition followed when he won the first of his 24 senior caps with Ireland that summer.