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James Ryan (rugby union, born 1887)

Ryan James (8 February 1887 – 17 July 1957)[1] was a New Zealand rugby union footballer who represented rugby union four times between 1910 and 1914. A soldier in the Otago Infantry Regiment during World War I, he captained the New Zealand Army team in 1919, leading them to success in the King's Cup.

James Ryan
King George V presents a cup to the captain of the winning New Zealand Services Rugby Team, London.jpeg
Ryan being presented with the King's Cup by King George V
Personal information
Full nameJames Ryan
Born(1887-02-08)8 February 1887
Masterton, New Zealand
Died17 July 1957(1957-07-17) (aged 70)
Feilding, New Zealand
Playing information
Rugby union
Positionutility back
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1910–1914 New Zealand 4 0 0 0 0
1919–1919 New Zealand Army
Rugby league
Positionutility back