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Additional Players For Provinces’ European Bids

Additional Players For Provinces’ European Bids

ERC (European Rugby Cup Ltd.) has confirmed that the following players have been nominated by their clubs/provinces as their additional players for the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup tournaments.

Defending Heineken Cup champions Leinster have added back rower and former Ireland Under-20 captain Paul Ryan, South African hooker Richardt Strauss and current Irish Under-20 starlet Andrew Conway to their squad ahead of the quarter-final encounter with Clermont Auvergne on Friday, April 9.

Full-back Scott Deasy and front row duo Dave Ryan and Mike Sherry have all been added to Munster’s European panel, as the countdown continues to their quarter-final showdown with Northampton Saints on Saturday, April 10.

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Meanwhile, Connacht have called young lock Dave Nolan into their Amlin Challenge Cup squad. The westerners will entertain French side Bourgoin in a much-anticipated quarter-final tie at the Sportsground on Saturday, April 10.

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Paul Ryan
Date of Birth: 06.04.88
Position: Back row
Height: 1.85m
Weight: 101kgs

Richardt Strauss
Date of Birth: 29.08.86
Position: Hooker
Height: 1.74m
Weight: 98kgs

Andrew Conway
Date of Birth: 11.07.91
Position: Full back
Height: 1.80m
Weight: 88kgs


Dave Ryan 
Date of Birth: 21.04.86
Position: Prop
Height: 1.82m
Weight: 113kgs

Mike Sherry
Date of Birth: 18.06.88
Position: Hooker
Height: 1.85m
Weight: 97kgs

Scott Deasy
Date of Birth: 11.10.88
Position: Full back
Height: 1.80m
Weight: 82kgs


Dave Nolan
Date of Birth: 19.07.88
Position: Lock
Height: 1.97m
Weight: 120kgs