Munster Academy Year: Three
Position: Back Row
Club: Dolphin RFC
Honours: Ireland U18 Schools 2011; Ireland U19 2012; Ireland U20 2013; Munster A
Ryan lined out for the Ireland U19s in 2012 against France and England, and featured on a Munster sevens side that travelled to Glasgow under the guidance of Elite Player Development officer Colm McMahon.
Murphy most recently made his first appearance at Munster A level, coming on as a replacement for Tommy O'Donnell after 10 minutes in Munster's win away to Leinster in the A interprovincial (Nov.'12).
He then made his B&I Cup debut against Rotherham in December 2012 and was part of the 2013 U20s RBS 6 Nations Squad, starting in every game.
Ryan was one of five Munster academy players included in the Ireland U20s squad for the Junior World Championship in France in June '13.
He played his schools rugby with PBC & captained the side to an Avonmore Milk Schools Cup Final in 2011 against Rockwell.
Played for a Munster 7’s side at the Limerick World Club 7s Festival in Thomond Park, August 2014.
Represented the Munster senior team in a pre-season friendly away to Gloucester in August 2014.
Made a further four B&I Cup appearances in the 2014/15 campaign and finished up with the province at the end of the season.
|DOB||5th Mar 1993|
|Height||1.88 m (6' 2")|
|Weight||100 kg (15 st 10 lb)|