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27/07/2021

Munster blow as Donnacha Ryan set for Racing 92 switch

Munster blow as Donnacha Ryan set for Racing 92 switch

MUNSTER and Ireland second row Donnacha Ryan is set for a shock move to the French Top 14 next season, it is being reported.

Ryan will link up with former Munster and Ireland out-half Ronan O’Gara at Racing 92 this summer on a two-year deal, according to a report in Saturday’s Irish Examiner.

Ryan was not involved in Munster’s 50-14 route of Zebre in the Guinness Pro12 in Parma this Saturday as he was one of a number of Ireland internationals involved in the 6 Nations Championships handed some down time.

News of Ryan’s impending departure comes just days after Munster confirmed the departure of another Tipperary second-row, Dave Foley, to French Top 14 side Pau for next season.

Thirty three-year-old Ryan, who made his Munster debut in 2004, earned his 47th international appearance for Ireland against England in the RBS 6 Nations last weekend.

 

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