Jacques Nienaber

James Ryan: Jacques Nienaber already having 'big impact' at Leinster

Leinster lock forward James Ryan has lauded the impact former Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber is having after the team's impressive triumph over Champions Cup holders La Rochelle.

James Ryan

Ireland given clean bill of health ahead of New Zealand RWC quarter-final

As of Monday morning, no member of Andy Farrell's 33-man Ireland squad had been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup clash with the All Blacks in Paris.

James Ryan

Ireland lock James Ryan relishing battle with Eben Etzebeth

Ireland vice-captain James Ryan is hoping to impose himself on the Springboks forward pack, in particular hard-man Eben Etzebeth.