James Ryan (rugby union, born 1887)

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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

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.