Ryan joined London Irish in 1998, having spent the previous season at Harlequins. In his 8 seasons with London Irish, Ryan made 149 appearances in the Premiership.
Ryan captained the London Irish side that beat Northampton Saints to win the Powergen Cup in 2002.
Ryan became a coach at The Sharks in 2010.
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