Dean Ryan

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Dean Ryan said : "Ben has been an important figure at the club and has created a medical department that is focused on optimising squad performance and player welfare. " External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:17:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I came across the challenge and the charity online and I felt like I would love to have a go at that. It also looked like a nice way to get back into the racing game a little bit and have a great cause for it,” External link

leinsterleader Thursday, July 7, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : “I went to school in the Patricians in Newbridge and like a lot of kids I started working in horse racing on weekends and on school holidays etc. After school I stayed around the industry learning to ride for a while,” “I studied equine business in Athlone IT and went all over the world working in thoroughbred breeding courses in America and Australia. Then in my mid twenties in Australia I changed careers going back to do sports science” External link

leinsterleader Thursday, July 7, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have always stated that the continued growth of our club is underpinned by prospering homegrown youngsters coming through our Academy system. We’re therefore pleased that these five young talents have committed to Dragons and we look forward to helping them continue to grow and develop in our environment in the coming years” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, June 23, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Welsh rugby needs change but Dai doesn’t need to be sucked into that, it’s about making sure that the things we are good at complement each other,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think much will change but what this will do is fill in a lot of the gaps that were around,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everything needs context. False dawns are created mostly by you guys. We are still the poorest funded in the league. We are still playing against South African teams that came in and just dominated the URC. Let’s keep context. Welsh rugby has a number of challenges across all its regions in terms of what good looks like. I don’t think that answer has come out yet” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I know what we are working towards, that is probably the best way of answering it. Conversations are still ongoing but we are working towards a figure because as a business we have to continue” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “My experience tells me that every professional player in Wales should stay sharp because it's probably going to be the most attritional three or four weeks that a team can face,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, June 16, 2022 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business," External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business," External link

icWales Wednesday, June 1, 2022 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business ," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 31, 2022 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am sad that we didn’t get to say goodbye to some people in a different way,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Making calls on players is the hardest part of the job, I wish I didn't have to do it but it's the reality of the business," External link

icWales Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "There are some people playing on the weekend for the last time at the Dragons," "We can't write happy endings but have to try and make them happen" External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 20, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s a huge challenge facing any South African side,” External link

icWales Friday, May 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Wayne Pivac ) : “Losing Will and Ben has been a tough challenge. They are not available for this weekend. I am sure Wayne (Pivac) is fully aware of where they are and I would imagine both will go in for the first camp” External link

icWales Friday, May 20, 2022 11:10:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rob Evans ) : “I am really pleased. Chatting to Rob, he is very ambitious, he still wants to put his hand up and get back into Wales and his enthusiasm for that was tangible in the meeting. To have someone of his quality is a great boost for us. We held the position open optimistically. We gambled a little bit by staying as long as we could and I am delighted that gamble paid off” External link

icWales Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rob Evans ) : “We’re delighted to be welcoming a player of Rob’s calibre to Dragons and excited about the impact he can make with us. Rob is highly driven and motivated to help us move forward as a squad. He also still has big international ambitions with Wales that he wants to achieve as a Dragon” External link

icWales Thursday, May 19, 2022 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Gonzalo enables us to play a fast game and has clearly enjoyed being a Dragon over the last two seasons and testing himself in a new competition and environment," "He has big ambitions over the next 12 months, for both Dragons and his country, and we will look forward to seeing the impact he can make with both" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Lewis Jones ) : "We’re really pleased that Lewis has signed for us after impressing throughout this season. Lewis brings energy to the squad, has shown his quality again since returning from injury and his experience will be vital for helping develop the young players coming through our system" External link

icWales Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : "Harrison Keddie and Ollie Griffiths have to be in the conversation for Wales. Those two turn up for us all the time, if this is the week for international conversations then they didn’t do themselves any harm" External link

icWales Sunday, May 15, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not about Will Reed this week, it’s not about Will Reed this season, it’s about Will Reed over the next couple of years,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, May 14, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sometimes you are the best player out there and sometimes you feel out your depth, it’s how you adapt to those moments,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, May 14, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The clarity over our finances all leads to this sort of situation, which is very difficult for players and staff," External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "If you look at numbers around work he is the highest performer in our squad week in, week out," "He is clearly resilient and has hit consistent form, being really physical. There are lots of back row forwards in Wales and I think Harri's name will definitely be part of their discussions" External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I thought that Josh Lewis did a really good job at 12 last week but I am keen to see Will Reed and Jack operate together, it's a combination that can give us width and directness at the same time. FORM: Dragons centre Jack Dixon. " External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “If he puts in a performance like he did last week in another derby, then I see it as hard for him not to be discussed at the top level” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If you want to look at numbers around work, he’s the highest performer in our squad week-in, week-out,” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "I don't know the answer to all that and all the medics, both Wales and ourselves, are involved in going to the next stage, which is to try and release that pressure. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 12, 2022 8:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : “Ross is going to surgery to try and release the pressure on his nerve and everyone’s working around that to see what the timelines are,” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 3:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Matt O Brien ) : “Just leave him alone, that would be my request. I think that he is going really well and is ticking along nicely with a great mentor in Matt O’Brien at Newport,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We want competition for places in as many positions as we can get. That has been a real problem for us and next year is trying to build towards that,” “It’s a combination of bringing people in and trying to develop from within, while also upping the ante for those that are here” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think in the first half you see a little bit of Jekyll and Hyde," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, May 9, 2022 2:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think in the first half you see a little bit of Jekyll and Hyde," External link

icWales Monday, May 9, 2022 10:56:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There was some real Jekyll and Hyde rugby, especially in that first half,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 9, 2022 1:16:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Let's just put some context to the young 20-year-old playing in his first derby, his first URC, the glimmer of some of the way out for us is the young group - Ben Carter and people like Will Reed" External link

icWales Sunday, May 8, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Waino will be out for eight to 10 weeks and that will involve him missing the summer. Ross [Moriarty] and Leon [Brown] are both nerve injuries and are trying to recover. Leon has a shoulder stinger and Ross has an ongoing leg [issue]. We will be working with them but I don't know the answer with that. " External link

icWales Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : "I can't speak highly enough of Ollie," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Angus O Brien ) : "He returns with a wealth of experience and will give us a different way of playing the game. Angus is a talented and versatile player who will really add to the competition we have for the fly-half and full-back jersey" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:35:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Angus O Brien ) : "He returns with a wealth of experience and will give us a different way of playing the game. Angus is a talented and versatile player who will really add to the competition we have for the fly-half and full-back jersey" External link

icWales Wednesday, May 4, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We go from a situation where we are in the lead to suddenly being down to 13 men and we are under the pump. It’s another game that we get into a position where we have got control, but then we have moments of madness,” External link

icWales Sunday, May 1, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Ashton is desperate to play but we have got to make sure we get things right," "It might be right that he plays in the next few weeks but we need to make sure it's in Ashton's best interests" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “Jordan brings real threat in open field for us and is an important player as we look to build and move forward. It’s been a mixed year for him in terms of injury, but we want him back playing regular rugby, so we’re delighted he has re-signed with us. Our challenge is to increase depth and Jordan is crucial to that, ensuring he keeps pushing on and raising his levels. Jordan can get even better and we’re excited that he will do that as a Dragon in the coming seasons” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If it’s true, when was it done? I presume it was on an expectation that they would go up into the Premiership. Clearly Ealing has been a complex position about whether they are promoted or not. I am not even sure the Premiership is open again for the next couple of years, so that would be a tough gig for him” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everyone is aware of his threat in broken field,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : “It’s difficult to give an accurate update. I’ve seen nerve damage to shoulders before and he’s got something very similar in his leg. It’s not something where you go in three weeks time this will have behaved like this. That’s frustrating for Ross because he’s keen to get back out on the field” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 3:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about error ) : “Our error rate and our quality of play is not good enough,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, April 25, 2022 2:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about error ) : “Our error rate and our quality of play is not good enough,” External link

icWales Monday, April 25, 2022 1:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Our discipline is still top of the menu," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 23, 2022 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think Jonah’s got a huge amount of understanding of why [he’s been left out],” External link

icWales Friday, April 22, 2022 5:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am old fashioned and if the consequences deserve red then the team deserves the penalty of going without a player. I think we are finding lots of reasons to try and mitigate everything down and we are in real danger of not managing the behaviour that red cards are there to deal with. "At a time when player safety has probably never been clearer in our minds, I don’t understand why we are trying to mitigate a red card to not punish a team. I just don’t understand it. My reaction is the red card is there to penalise the team for an individual’s actions. To come back to 15 after 20 minutes, I just don’t understand” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The situation is quite clear. He has turned down a national 38 contract, I presume to explore other options,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 21, 2022 9:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am old fashioned and if the consequences deserve red then the team deserves the penalty of going without a player. I think we are finding lots of reasons to try and mitigate everything down and we are in real danger of not managing the behaviour that red cards are there to deal with. "At a time when player safety has probably never been clearer in our minds, I don’t understand why we are trying to mitigate a red card to not punish a team. I just don’t understand it. My reaction is the red card is there to penalise the team for an individual’s actions. To come back to 15 after 20 minutes, I just don’t understand” External link

icWales Thursday, April 21, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to bring over a player with a huge attacking threat and strike power from the southern hemisphere,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 21, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Dai has showed the form to warrant getting a chance," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "Dai is slightly diff to Jordan, who has a fantastic skill set whereas Dai has more pace," "He has to work out how to insert himself into the game through playing more games and staying away from injury so that he can grow" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Dai is somebody who has had a poor history with injury over the last few years," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It’s a marker in history but I am not sure what statement it makes," External link

icWales Monday, April 18, 2022 12:42:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Whether we had won or lost at the Scarlets, what we are looking for is to have confidence in the things that we are trying to do, and do them more often,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 18, 2022 12:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I’d ask those in charge of the sport if we are serious about player safety,” External link

icWales Sunday, April 17, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The players have had moments like that and not been able to close it out, so they deserve their time in the sun enjoying that," External link

icWales Sunday, April 17, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sometimes you can’t stop what the other side has got but this time we could. We solved their drive when they tried to come after us and they didn’t really have an answer, they were waiting for a spilled ball,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : “Rhodri has had those experiences of going into Wales camp but it's not an accident that he has not stayed in the squad or got a place in the team,” External link

icWales Friday, April 15, 2022 8:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : “Jack's performances have warranted notice from outside the region, he has been fantastic,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, April 12, 2022 3:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “We have never worried about star names. They have to come up and match what he has been doing, and Ollie Griffiths was another one that set the bar high,” “If he was fit then there might be a situation where not all our current Wales internationals would be in [the matchday 23]” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 11, 2022 3:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ashton Hewitt ) : “He’s getting there. We’ve got to get that right because it’s been a long wait and it’s not as easy route back,” “We have to be patient and see how he progresses but it will be great for us to have him back because we have lost a lot of strike power in Ashton” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 11, 2022 3:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If you could solve it then they wouldn’t go there,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are not the biggest side but we have a lot of good footballers and need to play at pace. Second half we couldn’t get to that because of the stranglehold that they had on the game,” “There were lots of good things but we were still sat in a changing room after a defeat” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We approach it as a springboard,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 8, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are in a difficult situation and the URC competition has gone up in quality,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 8, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rodney Parade ) : “We’re looking forward to facing Gloucester and it’s going to be a great atmosphere with a big crowd in at Rodney Parade,” “Gloucester are having a strong season and also putting pressure on the top half of the English Premiership with some games in hand. They have an incredibly powerful forward unit and build their games off the back of that. They have got the ability to play quick, but it’s very much off the back of a forward platform and I don’t expect them to deviate from that” External link

icWales Friday, April 8, 2022 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “They have gone back to incredibly powerful forward performances and build their game off the back of that,” “They have the ability to play quick but it’s off a platform and I wouldn’t expect them to deviate from that” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Ross wanted to get back playing [for the Dragons after the Six Nations] and he’s probably one of a handful of players who can really impose himself physically on a South African side,” “I know he was really looking forward to this and into next week. Let’s wait and see. We don’t have many bodies like Ross so when we lose him the impact is huge” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 2, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “In the last two weeks we have had an education in power,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 2, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Sam Davies ) : “In reality we have had too much reliance on Sam,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, March 31, 2022 4:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sharks have a huge set piece, huge driving line out, huge midfield and huge kicking game,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 31, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It's a huge step and I am really excited about it. The right thing to do was to take the first step into an age-grade programme,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Cerys was so passionate about it and her quote was 'why does a girl from Gwent have a different opportunity to a girl from Gloucester?' struck a huge chord,” “Do we know what things look like outside of the age-grade programme moving forward? No. "Are we going to work really hard and tirelessly to give the best environment to be ready [for the next step]? Yes we are” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Credit to everybody within the club that has worked across the programmes just to get it off the ground,” “It has been humbling to see how many people have just got engaged with that programme in a short space of time because there is a lot of organisation and a lot of things needed to be put in place” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “His game was incredible with his intensity and leading of the line physically against a side that was so much more powerful and heavy than we were,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : “Ben would be back but I don't think it would be in his interests so I have ruled him out of contention. I wouldn't want to have a young athlete on a six-day turnaround,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “We’re in a tournament with fully loaded Bulls, fully loaded Sharks, having come off the back of Munster and Ulster,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Dai Young ) : “I have read some of the things that have been said, particularly Dai speaking,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not a game against Italy that’s the catalyst. That catalyst has been there for a long time,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jonah’s not been playing at the form he did towards the tail end of last year,” “He has struggled to hit those same places. The more you think about trying to play well, the harder it is. He has got all these other things going on as part of the challenge of how he finds his form. The more often we put him out there, the harder he’s found it to find that form, so we just tried to break the cycle, give him some space and freshen him up” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are contributing more to the national 38 at the Dragons and Sean wants to be part of that,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 20, 2022 4:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He is capable of calling the lineouts in the second row and is capable of going heavy armour as a six,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 20, 2022 4:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’re really pleased that Aneurin has signed a new contract with us and underlined his commitment in the long-term,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We were run off the park,” “I don’t think the last 40 minutes is representative of what we are trying to do or what we are trying to be and we have to ask some hard questions about that because we didn’t make it hard enough for them in the second-half. We have no excuses” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, March 6, 2022 12:44:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It is a combination of continuing to accelerate the development of some of the players within while at the same time finding a way of raising the bar,” “One of the challenges of the resources available to us is that we tend to be thin in the frontline XV and young in supporting layers. What we are trying to do is create more competition and peer pressure in certain positions” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 4, 2022 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There are always opportunities but sometimes you don't quite know who or where,” “It depends on whether we are successful with other signings or whether we get clarity over budgets. It's always a moving feast but it's never easy to tell people they no longer have a job here” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 4, 2022 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “You can only talk for so long and then somebody needs to lead and tell us what is going to happen. That’s not happening at the moment,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, February 21, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “You can only talk for so long and then somebody needs to lead and tell us what is going to happen. That’s not happening at the moment,” External link

icWales Monday, February 21, 2022 7:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I thought that Joe Maksymiw was outstanding. We took their lineout off them,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 21, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Munster will be power again and we can’t hide from that. Ulster was a good platform for us to get ready for that,” “It was the same by Munster against Edinburgh even without their internationals – power” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 21, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s a huge challenge playing any of the Irish provinces,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 20, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have been stifled into some physical contests over the last few games and haven’t got the width in the game that we would have wanted,” “Our emphasis has been on being a little bit braver, trying to create more width in our game so that we can open things up” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 20, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There isn’t a strategy that works for both Wales and the regions at the same time. In the absence of a strategy then it will be very much Wales-focused,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 17, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We did get a player released, just into the opponent’s squad! It will be good to get a close-up view of him,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 17, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Rhodri is an international class player who is keen to really produce for us and get back in the Wales reckoning,” “We’re delighted that he wants to achieve his ambitions with us and that he wants to come and make a big impression in our environment” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We really pleased that Rhodri joins us from next season as he will give depth to the squad we are building and really strengthen our front row options” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : "I personally would frontload him and use that 50 minutes at the beginning rather than chase something at the end," "Wales do need some sort of reaction and need to show a different intent. If you going to tick a box of who does that then I would think Ross is pretty high on that list" External link

icWales Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve just got to keep supporting the group, it’s not easy, certainly when some of our game breakers are not around,” “There are clear challenges for us when that quality is not around but we have to keep supporting them” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 29, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "If I was selecting the side, yes, he's such a presence, his ability to come in and operate at the highest level is, off the back of sketchy game time, unbelievable. " External link

icWales Wednesday, January 26, 2022 11:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We had talked about doing a ride in Portugal but somehow it has turned into Murrayfield to Cardiff,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The foundation has been Doddie’s drive,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Chris Coleman ) : "I thought Chris Coleman was outstanding. We have always got to remember some of our youngsters," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "I am not really looking at markers, I want [good] performances and they will build to results. " External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I don't think we controlled the ball, either side of it, and at the breakdown the killed any momentum," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added ( about Ben Carter ) : "I'm incredibly proud of all of ours that play for Wales, and I think when they play as young as Ben Carter and Taine, even more so, because international rugby is a tough place to learn your trade," "When you go in there early, sometimes you have an enormous amount of enthusiasm and it works. There are other times when it can be really challenging and it's all part of them continuing to improve" External link

icWales Saturday, January 15, 2022 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:01:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Ironically he hasn't missed that many games when you start looking at that," External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We’re really pleased that Rio has committed to his home region. " External link

icWales Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are working towards a figure,” “That figure is not great and we will wait to see what challenges or support we might get over the next couple of months” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 9, 2022 2:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It's a place that you can't make compromises in,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We've always tried to run some form of graded return,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I recognise that other people are going to be in charge of that, and I also recognise that it's going to be an incredibly complex job," External link

icWales Friday, December 31, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I recognise that other people are going to be in charge of that, and I also recognise that it's going to be an incredibly complex job," External link

southwalesargus Friday, December 31, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The youngsters are really growing and that is being reflected in the Wales selection, and that is really important to us,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 26, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are struggling to hold the foundations of the game so we have to play fast. In the second half we played really fast against a good Lyon side and they struggled,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, December 18, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “We will look at the body count after losing Ollie Griffiths in the warm-up against Lyon,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, December 18, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Adam Warren ) : “Aneurin and Adam (Warren) have been really good,” External link

icWales Saturday, December 18, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Six days is the minimum [for a head injury] and would be halfway through Friday. I am just not prepared to take the risk around concussion,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 16, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Aaron Jarvis ) : "Aaron has enjoyed an impressive career and we thank him for his contribution and efforts at the Dragons. LEAVING: Prop Aaron Jarvis is leaving the Dragons to take up a coaching role with Dallas Jackals. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 16, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We care a lot about this region and recognise that it’s a challenge,” External link

icWales Monday, December 13, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We care a lot about this region and recognise that it’s a challenge,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 12, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : “I am frustrated and disappointed. We look like a side that has lost some confidence over the last few weeks,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 12, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : “Both Rhodri and Gonzalo have got our game moving very fast,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, December 10, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It gives us an opportunity to look at some different things, some different combinations - I don't think we've been particularly pleased with any of our performances over the past two weeks," "So this gives us the chance to move some combinations around and just reinvigorate us a little bit, because... we need to find a bit of energy back into the squad" External link

icWales Thursday, December 9, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have got three scrum-halves down at the moment and that makes life difficult because it’s an influential position,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “Jordan had an operation after breaking three or the four bones across the back of his hand,” “They have all had surgical repairs and eight to 10 weeks is a realistic return from an injury like that” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It goes into another competition and that could breathe a little bit of fresh air into us," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I don't think that we were close at Glasgow, we were so under pressure that we made mistakes," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve still got to play ourselves,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 2, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The first half was as clear as anything we couldn’t control their speed of ball,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It has been a significant time loss and him being injured has not been easy. " External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s been the result of 24 months of hard work by Taine,” External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : “I can remember the first time I gave him a rollicking. He’d scored three tries against Castres in Europe,” External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Second team rugby and an appropriate amount of games is a dilemma for everybody. If you look to share those transition players with others you end up on a collision course around their availability," "It's a difficult challenge. The Premiership is right for some players but there are players who get caught in that space where it's not" External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 29, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It was just a contact. The bloke fell on the ground and then someone came in and stole the ball,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We got two points but my head is in the space of ‘How could we be better?’ and there are areas where we can be,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "It's probably easier if you just write that rather than me creating a headline" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "You saw the best of us when we can play multi-phase and go quick," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is a young man and had a tough day against one of the best defensive lineouts around," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've got to keep supporting them and keep learning from them. Sometimes that learning hurts, like last week, but at Connacht they've got great reward and I'm really pleased for them," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "Rodney Parade was great against Leinster. Everybody think their fans are special, but last week the last 15 to 20 minutes were special, and we are looking forward to going back there," "It will be really exciting to play South African opposition back at Rodney Parade. This win will have helped us" External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Will is pretty reserved. He is quite quiet but brings a huge amount of presence through actions,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jamie Roberts ) : "Jamie has had an operation that will rule him out for the next six or seven weeks," "It just got to the stage where it was going from week to week and not improving, so we made a decision to go for surgery and try and maximise the window in November to get him back on his feet" External link

icWales Monday, October 4, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Our defence is something that is going really well,” External link

icWales Monday, October 4, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Corey Allen ) : "Let's not make timelines around Cory, let's make it a fingers crossed story," "He is doing really well and it's been a long time after a horrendous injury so I don't think timelines are helpful" External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 4, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : "Anerin and Jack are growing and that was a difficult Leinster pairing," "They were probably frustrated with some of the platform issues that we had because it starved them of ball but this is an opportunity to really grow into that role" External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 4, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Our defence is something that is going really well,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Both games we could have won but we didn’t and we have to face up to that and those tough conversations about where we are and the growth of the group probably comes from them holding those conversations themselves,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We seem to get the pleasure of playing Leinster when they are fully-loaded and trying to make a mark! " External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 1, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We recognise there are some areas that we can tinker with that are competitive but outside of injuries we won't necessarily be creating opportunities just for the sake of it,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Rainbow Cup has been useful for us,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, June 14, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "At seven the ball is right in front of you all the time and it's quite an instinctive position," "You can't shift into organisation very quickly, you have to stay very hard on that ball. We have seen Taine has the attributes to work as an eight but we will leave him where he is at openside to keep developing" External link

icWales Friday, June 11, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Brok has been a tremendous servant and we are in a difficult space,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve got agreements with the next direction that we will take but can’t commit to things” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have been informed that Aneurin will be an attached player into Wales over the summer, which we are really pleased about,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “We thank all the players for their hard work and professionalism throughout their time at Dragons,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everyone at Dragons is grateful to Barry for his efforts during his time at the region and we wish him the best in the next chapter of his coaching career,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Thirteen is something that we have been keen to look at and get the right profile, we are looking at a number of options," External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 28, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Elliot needs to play and that has been a challenge for Elliot for a long time, he comes back plays a couple of games goes away again and sits on the bench. I don’t think we have seen anything near the Elliot fulfilling potential. " External link

icWales Friday, May 28, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Look at his games and he won't have played a huge amount, so age is one thing but number of games is another," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Moving to Principality Stadium was a big boost for us after the pretty poor sort of surface challenges we faced over the previous few months," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s difficult for referees, but those who have imposed a trial on us need to be very careful what they’re after,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jonah just looks very difficult to bring down at the moment and I think our game is suiting him,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I’ve never in 18 months picked from a full back row, but I am getting close to that," External link

icWales Friday, May 14, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have got great talent in that area and they are driving each other on to higher and higher performances,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The speed he can play the game at and the way he sees the game is incredible but sometimes that's not underpinned with some of the security elements that go with playing nine," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Without that team being stable, their ability to learn is compromised because it is almost a traumatic situation," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Since Gonzalo has arrived there has definitely been a change in tempo to our game and Dan has been able to see that he can contribute to that in his own way," "It's been an encouraging few months for him as he strives to work his way of becoming more stable in the team" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Against the Scarlets it was an open game against another side that wanted to play fast, that made the breakdown a lot easier," External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 10, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think that these are things that you can put timescales on but we have had a motivation to do it for some time, now things have got to a stage where they are a bit more formal,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 10, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Jamie will definitely be playing. It's a great time for him to come back in. He has been a fantastic role model for us and is a great rock in that midfield," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : "Gonzalo Bertranou will come in and Dan Babos will continue (on the bench)," "Rhodri should appear in the latter games of this competition once some of that soreness has gone away" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t understand a system that allows other people to pay considerably more money for a player that is in Wales,” “This isn’t related to Matthew, it’s a system that we are set in that nobody seems to want to challenge or change” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “With the performances of Josh Lewis and Jordan Williams, he hasn't had as many opportunities as maybe we thought he would,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The last couple of months he’s played some of his very best rugby. Every time we have gone to him his level of performance and minutes played have been outstanding,” “He’s determined to continue making an impression in our environment and the experience he brings is vital in developing others around him” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 30, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Taine's been really enthusiastic in training for the last few weeks," External link

icWales Friday, April 30, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Our attack has opened up. I am not sure Jonah is someone who gets overly animated about chasing ball all day," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think getting development right means getting some really positive experiences in the early rugby careers of some of our youngsters. Today will be a key part of something in three or four years' time. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : "I said to him today: ‘I have a feeling you’re going to be a superstar’. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : "I think anyone who misses a Six Nations prior to Lions has to be of some reputation prior to the Six Nations, and that's the reality" External link

icWales Friday, April 23, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I think if you could create context, it's very difficult to talk Lions form when you're playing in the PRO14. " External link

icWales Friday, April 23, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "He can influence games because of the ability he's got in passing close to a line. " External link

icWales Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a great opportunity for Arwel to go on loan into the English Championship as part of his development and get some valuable game time” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The top half of the Premiership is a tough place to be and they are on the edge of the play-offs,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 2, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are looking at options as well because it's a situation that we have to look at with Ellis Shipp injured as well,” “We have got to look at what is available” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "Ashton is a real talent and someone who is clearly very passionate about playing for his home region and helping us achieve success. " External link

icWales Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jamie has a dead leg that has probably switched off a bit around his knee, so we decided to go with Jack (Dixon) and get us ready to go. Jamie shouldn’t be too long” External link

icWales Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : "Jamie has a dead leg that has probably switched off a bit around his knee, so we decided to go with Jack (Dixon) and get us ready to go. Jamie shouldn't be too long," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We knew that Aneurin had a special distribution talent that we wanted in the game, but he needed to know his job," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Those who have allowed us to play at the Principality Stadium have been fantastic,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The first half hour was some of our best stuff,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Any side needs to go through some pain and I wish the season was going on a bit longer because we are gathering a bit of momentum,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a bit bizarre that we are at the end of a season and we still don't know," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "That's a new level of intensity and physicality that we are playing at," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 14, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Champions Cup was a big loss for us," "We are really keen to get back into it so there is no lack of motivation" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, March 13, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : “It's a huge challenge against the Irish sides in physicality and accuracy,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 12, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We spoke to the senior players at the beginning of the week when it was being discussed and then we told everyone on Thursday morning, although most of it was already in the news by then,” “I am just pleased that it does add to the occasion for the next few games and gives us the chance to see if we can continue momentum from last week” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 12, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Dan Baker ) : “Dan has come in and is different to the other back rowers,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s great to see our internationals all commit to their home region,” External link

icWales Friday, March 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We’re pleased Aaron has signed a long-term deal, as we continue to retain our best homegrown talent. " External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Josh Lewis ) : “It was a tough night but there were some positive individual performances. "Jonah (Holmes) looked dangerous and I thought Josh (Lewis) came on and gave us real impact. "I was also pleased with Gonzalo (Bertranou) with his speed, we just couldn’t get any momentum in that first half. "I think he was frustrated how to get that with so many people all over the ball” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 1, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We didn’t come to terms with what the expectation was at the breakdown,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "When we have been at home we have struggled to play on that pitch," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Having Ross come back and Ollie being on the horizon balances everything out for good development," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He had a significant injury and he had to re-invent himself in a different tournament to keep himself playing,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, February 19, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I would say his basics are very good and when you look at Argentinian 9s they are similar to the French model in terms of sitting around their forwards,” “His field positioning and his kicking is very good and his understanding of movement within a game is very good, so I think he is actually well suited to northern hemisphere, PRO14 rugby and I am looking forward to seeing him introduce himself” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've spoken to all of the scrum-halves and told them that there shouldn't be a moment in your career when you are not under pressure," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We had to look at what options are and what options we could add,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We just weren't very good. We didn't look like we had the right energy, we lacked rhythm, direction and accuracy," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "He didn't look like Jordan but him coming back is great," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Being linked with international players is good press but when we have got something to say then we’ll say it,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 1, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added ( about Ross Moriarty ) : "I think that we will see Ross in both over the next period because he will definitely be back for us soon. " External link

icWales Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He is 6ft 7ins, international quality with an incredible work rate. That doesn't come along very often,” “I also still think he has a huge amount of room to get better through his experiences at international level. There is a lot more to come from him and that's what is most exciting” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Premiership final against Exeter in really poor conditions, when Wasps were low on quality because of coronavirus , really showed Will's contribution to the front five,” “That typified the type of player that both Wales and ourselves would want” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Every contract cycle is an opportunity for people to make decisions but Screechy's development here is something that we are really pleased with,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have looked at the exiles market as an opportunity to compete in Wales,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Joe Thomas ) : “Joe came and really helped us out when there was potential for lots of A games,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Sam’s feeling ready to go and it’s been more us saying it’s not right we can’t afford to risk you,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Sam’s feeling ready to go and it’s been more us saying it’s not right we can’t afford to risk you,” External link

icWales Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce,” External link

icWales Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Ospreys game was a pivotal moment and now we have got to work a bit harder,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think that because we have got so many good back rowers we overlook Harrison," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are targeting a win after what has been a challenging five or six weeks for the group with disruption and changes,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, January 8, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are targeting a win after what has been a challenging five or six weeks for the group with disruption and changes,” External link

icWales Friday, January 8, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've had three myself, so it's a good eight to 10 weeks I would say," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are all clean but we've got to be really careful," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a soleus muscles injury which lays below the calf," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : "I've been my own worst enemy at times by letting games get away from me just off one or two mistakes, errors that aren't massive. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, January 4, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan insisted : "It is really easy to just live your life off wins and losses. Sometimes that hides good things that are going on," External link

icWales Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Taine was getting back to top form," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We were on such a high going into Europe," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "His intellect has grown massively over the last 12 months and his calmness is something that is contagious with others," "His game is about leading by example, so he has all the ingredients to be a captain of the future" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan insisted : "It is really easy to just live your life off wins and losses. Sometimes that hides good things that are going on," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Europe wasn’t what we wanted it to be because the Saturday morning before Wasps it took a very different turn," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, December 28, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Europe wasn’t what we wanted it to be because the Saturday morning before Wasps it took a very different turn," External link

icWales Monday, December 28, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It was a tight derby game in tough weather conditions,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 27, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We gave two guys debuts in terms of senior professional outings in Bordeaux,” External link

icWales Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am seeking clarity from the WRU and Public Health Wales and I haven’t got to the bottom of that yet,” External link

icWales Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Leon Brown ) : “Leon needs to play because he is at the stage of his career where gaining experiences are crucial,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "We were just too loose after half-time and they were too good," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "These are challenging circumstances for everyone at the moment. We never planned for what happened in the last two weeks," External link

icWales Sunday, December 20, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It needs further investigation and it will be some weeks until we get an understanding of how to deal with it. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, December 18, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It needs further investigation and it will be some weeks until we get an understanding of how to deal with it. " External link

icWales Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “You don't play the game as well as Ollie plays it without risk,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Lennon is struggling a little bit," "I thought Lennon was outstanding when he came on but he has got a shoulder problem, so we are very light in that area now" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : “When people like being in places then it’s not a difficult conversation. The first thing is to make it a place that he enjoys being,” External link

icWales Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan responded : “I wouldn’t want to give you the same headline!” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We're excited to start our Heineken Champions Cup campaign and we're going to enjoy every second in the tournament. " External link

icWales Saturday, December 12, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jamie Roberts ) : “Jamie has been excellent for us, impressive on and off the field,” External link

icWales Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is very quiet, very humble and just works very hard. He is a great representation of what we are trying to do here," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is a big man, so that helps," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are going to enjoy it. We understand the size of the challenge that we are going to face, but we are going to enjoy it," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "There is good competition in the squad and we are starting to now think tactically about what suits us," "We've got used to a regular XV and they basically play until they are exhausted or injured and then we try and find someone else. In some positions we have now got some strength in depth" External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I am pretty unhappy at the application of the yellow cards, which had a big influence on the game," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We couldn't go in off a more solid performance platform," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "They looked solid - it's a reasonably big midfield with Jack and Jamie! It does give us big men on the front line. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We will make a couple of changes because it’s a plastic pitch, we’ve got to look at what our strengths will be in that situation,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Back row is an area of strength for us but he is a young man who has pushed himself into the mix,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Sometimes a player can get caught up in trying to make it for every international and it's not worked," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The games are coming now until we can take a breath in February, so this was good for us," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The games are coming now until we can take a breath in February, so this was good for us," External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 30, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a game where we want to exert some pressure rather than being under it, which we have been for large parts of the other games,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are showing a lot of enthusiasm during the week and if we can generate that into the game then I believe enthusiasm will override anything else,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The key around him coming back is the recognition that you don't come back and everything is okay," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Conor Maguire ) : "It is a blow, that was a strengthening of our front row, but it's also an opportunity for others to come in," "Conor and Josh are two that we have a view on for the long term and this offers them more opportunities" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Playing somebody though a period where things are changing for them all the time isn’t necessarily the best way for them to learn how to deal with that,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not really for me to guess how selection was arrived at,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 23, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Two weeks of quarantine for a coach doesn't mean two weeks off," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a huge relief to be back. We've got a staged return over the next few days to make sure we don't compromise anybody because quarantine is a lot different to lockdown," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We have defintely asked a lot of questions because there is some disparity to situations that have occured in England," "We want to do the right thing because the last thing that we want to do is put ourselves our our families at risk. We have followed the advice and there are people that are making those decisions higher up" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are being very careful as to what their first two or three days back look like," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We've got to face up to the challenge that we were outgunned. They are very direct and got very fast ball," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : "We've got to come to terms with how to deal with some of these sides' power," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Leon Brown ) : "Leon is in there and has got a little bit of work and rehab around an injury that he took into camp, so that timing won't be right," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "We are always cautious around Jordan," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We were disappointed at how we got marched back, especially at the scrum,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “All Irish sides have been pretty direct and at the moment we haven’t had an answer to that speed of ball,” “I am pretty sure about what is coming next week and we’ve got to challenge ourselves internally to solve that” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT



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Dean Ryan said : "Ben has been an important figure at the club and has created a medical department that is focused on optimising squad performance and player welfare. " External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:17:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I came across the challenge and the charity online and I felt like I would love to have a go at that. It also looked like a nice way to get back into the racing game a little bit and have a great cause for it,” External link

leinsterleader Thursday, July 7, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : “I went to school in the Patricians in Newbridge and like a lot of kids I started working in horse racing on weekends and on school holidays etc. After school I stayed around the industry learning to ride for a while,” “I studied equine business in Athlone IT and went all over the world working in thoroughbred breeding courses in America and Australia. Then in my mid twenties in Australia I changed careers going back to do sports science” External link

leinsterleader Thursday, July 7, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have always stated that the continued growth of our club is underpinned by prospering homegrown youngsters coming through our Academy system. We’re therefore pleased that these five young talents have committed to Dragons and we look forward to helping them continue to grow and develop in our environment in the coming years” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, June 23, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Welsh rugby needs change but Dai doesn’t need to be sucked into that, it’s about making sure that the things we are good at complement each other,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think much will change but what this will do is fill in a lot of the gaps that were around,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everything needs context. False dawns are created mostly by you guys. We are still the poorest funded in the league. We are still playing against South African teams that came in and just dominated the URC. Let’s keep context. Welsh rugby has a number of challenges across all its regions in terms of what good looks like. I don’t think that answer has come out yet” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I know what we are working towards, that is probably the best way of answering it. Conversations are still ongoing but we are working towards a figure because as a business we have to continue” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “My experience tells me that every professional player in Wales should stay sharp because it's probably going to be the most attritional three or four weeks that a team can face,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, June 16, 2022 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business," External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business," External link

icWales Wednesday, June 1, 2022 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We want to support him through the recovery while at the same time not exposing the business ," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 31, 2022 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am sad that we didn’t get to say goodbye to some people in a different way,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Making calls on players is the hardest part of the job, I wish I didn't have to do it but it's the reality of the business," External link

icWales Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "There are some people playing on the weekend for the last time at the Dragons," "We can't write happy endings but have to try and make them happen" External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 20, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s a huge challenge facing any South African side,” External link

icWales Friday, May 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Wayne Pivac ) : “Losing Will and Ben has been a tough challenge. They are not available for this weekend. I am sure Wayne (Pivac) is fully aware of where they are and I would imagine both will go in for the first camp” External link

icWales Friday, May 20, 2022 11:10:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rob Evans ) : “I am really pleased. Chatting to Rob, he is very ambitious, he still wants to put his hand up and get back into Wales and his enthusiasm for that was tangible in the meeting. To have someone of his quality is a great boost for us. We held the position open optimistically. We gambled a little bit by staying as long as we could and I am delighted that gamble paid off” External link

icWales Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rob Evans ) : “We’re delighted to be welcoming a player of Rob’s calibre to Dragons and excited about the impact he can make with us. Rob is highly driven and motivated to help us move forward as a squad. He also still has big international ambitions with Wales that he wants to achieve as a Dragon” External link

icWales Thursday, May 19, 2022 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Gonzalo enables us to play a fast game and has clearly enjoyed being a Dragon over the last two seasons and testing himself in a new competition and environment," "He has big ambitions over the next 12 months, for both Dragons and his country, and we will look forward to seeing the impact he can make with both" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Lewis Jones ) : "We’re really pleased that Lewis has signed for us after impressing throughout this season. Lewis brings energy to the squad, has shown his quality again since returning from injury and his experience will be vital for helping develop the young players coming through our system" External link

icWales Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : "Harrison Keddie and Ollie Griffiths have to be in the conversation for Wales. Those two turn up for us all the time, if this is the week for international conversations then they didn’t do themselves any harm" External link

icWales Sunday, May 15, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not about Will Reed this week, it’s not about Will Reed this season, it’s about Will Reed over the next couple of years,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, May 14, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sometimes you are the best player out there and sometimes you feel out your depth, it’s how you adapt to those moments,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, May 14, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The clarity over our finances all leads to this sort of situation, which is very difficult for players and staff," External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "If you look at numbers around work he is the highest performer in our squad week in, week out," "He is clearly resilient and has hit consistent form, being really physical. There are lots of back row forwards in Wales and I think Harri's name will definitely be part of their discussions" External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I thought that Josh Lewis did a really good job at 12 last week but I am keen to see Will Reed and Jack operate together, it's a combination that can give us width and directness at the same time. FORM: Dragons centre Jack Dixon. " External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 13, 2022 2:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “If he puts in a performance like he did last week in another derby, then I see it as hard for him not to be discussed at the top level” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If you want to look at numbers around work, he’s the highest performer in our squad week-in, week-out,” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "I don't know the answer to all that and all the medics, both Wales and ourselves, are involved in going to the next stage, which is to try and release that pressure. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 12, 2022 8:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : “Ross is going to surgery to try and release the pressure on his nerve and everyone’s working around that to see what the timelines are,” External link

icWales Thursday, May 12, 2022 3:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Matt O Brien ) : “Just leave him alone, that would be my request. I think that he is going really well and is ticking along nicely with a great mentor in Matt O’Brien at Newport,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We want competition for places in as many positions as we can get. That has been a real problem for us and next year is trying to build towards that,” “It’s a combination of bringing people in and trying to develop from within, while also upping the ante for those that are here” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think in the first half you see a little bit of Jekyll and Hyde," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, May 9, 2022 2:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think in the first half you see a little bit of Jekyll and Hyde," External link

icWales Monday, May 9, 2022 10:56:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There was some real Jekyll and Hyde rugby, especially in that first half,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 9, 2022 1:16:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Let's just put some context to the young 20-year-old playing in his first derby, his first URC, the glimmer of some of the way out for us is the young group - Ben Carter and people like Will Reed" External link

icWales Sunday, May 8, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Waino will be out for eight to 10 weeks and that will involve him missing the summer. Ross [Moriarty] and Leon [Brown] are both nerve injuries and are trying to recover. Leon has a shoulder stinger and Ross has an ongoing leg [issue]. We will be working with them but I don't know the answer with that. " External link

icWales Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : "I can't speak highly enough of Ollie," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Angus O Brien ) : "He returns with a wealth of experience and will give us a different way of playing the game. Angus is a talented and versatile player who will really add to the competition we have for the fly-half and full-back jersey" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:35:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Angus O Brien ) : "He returns with a wealth of experience and will give us a different way of playing the game. Angus is a talented and versatile player who will really add to the competition we have for the fly-half and full-back jersey" External link

icWales Wednesday, May 4, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We go from a situation where we are in the lead to suddenly being down to 13 men and we are under the pump. It’s another game that we get into a position where we have got control, but then we have moments of madness,” External link

icWales Sunday, May 1, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Ashton is desperate to play but we have got to make sure we get things right," "It might be right that he plays in the next few weeks but we need to make sure it's in Ashton's best interests" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “Jordan brings real threat in open field for us and is an important player as we look to build and move forward. It’s been a mixed year for him in terms of injury, but we want him back playing regular rugby, so we’re delighted he has re-signed with us. Our challenge is to increase depth and Jordan is crucial to that, ensuring he keeps pushing on and raising his levels. Jordan can get even better and we’re excited that he will do that as a Dragon in the coming seasons” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If it’s true, when was it done? I presume it was on an expectation that they would go up into the Premiership. Clearly Ealing has been a complex position about whether they are promoted or not. I am not even sure the Premiership is open again for the next couple of years, so that would be a tough gig for him” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everyone is aware of his threat in broken field,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : “It’s difficult to give an accurate update. I’ve seen nerve damage to shoulders before and he’s got something very similar in his leg. It’s not something where you go in three weeks time this will have behaved like this. That’s frustrating for Ross because he’s keen to get back out on the field” External link

icWales Thursday, April 28, 2022 3:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about error ) : “Our error rate and our quality of play is not good enough,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, April 25, 2022 2:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about error ) : “Our error rate and our quality of play is not good enough,” External link

icWales Monday, April 25, 2022 1:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Our discipline is still top of the menu," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 23, 2022 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think Jonah’s got a huge amount of understanding of why [he’s been left out],” External link

icWales Friday, April 22, 2022 5:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am old fashioned and if the consequences deserve red then the team deserves the penalty of going without a player. I think we are finding lots of reasons to try and mitigate everything down and we are in real danger of not managing the behaviour that red cards are there to deal with. "At a time when player safety has probably never been clearer in our minds, I don’t understand why we are trying to mitigate a red card to not punish a team. I just don’t understand it. My reaction is the red card is there to penalise the team for an individual’s actions. To come back to 15 after 20 minutes, I just don’t understand” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The situation is quite clear. He has turned down a national 38 contract, I presume to explore other options,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 21, 2022 9:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am old fashioned and if the consequences deserve red then the team deserves the penalty of going without a player. I think we are finding lots of reasons to try and mitigate everything down and we are in real danger of not managing the behaviour that red cards are there to deal with. "At a time when player safety has probably never been clearer in our minds, I don’t understand why we are trying to mitigate a red card to not punish a team. I just don’t understand it. My reaction is the red card is there to penalise the team for an individual’s actions. To come back to 15 after 20 minutes, I just don’t understand” External link

icWales Thursday, April 21, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to bring over a player with a huge attacking threat and strike power from the southern hemisphere,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 21, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Dai has showed the form to warrant getting a chance," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "Dai is slightly diff to Jordan, who has a fantastic skill set whereas Dai has more pace," "He has to work out how to insert himself into the game through playing more games and staying away from injury so that he can grow" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Dai is somebody who has had a poor history with injury over the last few years," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It’s a marker in history but I am not sure what statement it makes," External link

icWales Monday, April 18, 2022 12:42:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Whether we had won or lost at the Scarlets, what we are looking for is to have confidence in the things that we are trying to do, and do them more often,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 18, 2022 12:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I’d ask those in charge of the sport if we are serious about player safety,” External link

icWales Sunday, April 17, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The players have had moments like that and not been able to close it out, so they deserve their time in the sun enjoying that," External link

icWales Sunday, April 17, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sometimes you can’t stop what the other side has got but this time we could. We solved their drive when they tried to come after us and they didn’t really have an answer, they were waiting for a spilled ball,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:48:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : “Rhodri has had those experiences of going into Wales camp but it's not an accident that he has not stayed in the squad or got a place in the team,” External link

icWales Friday, April 15, 2022 8:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : “Jack's performances have warranted notice from outside the region, he has been fantastic,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, April 12, 2022 3:38:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “We have never worried about star names. They have to come up and match what he has been doing, and Ollie Griffiths was another one that set the bar high,” “If he was fit then there might be a situation where not all our current Wales internationals would be in [the matchday 23]” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 11, 2022 3:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ashton Hewitt ) : “He’s getting there. We’ve got to get that right because it’s been a long wait and it’s not as easy route back,” “We have to be patient and see how he progresses but it will be great for us to have him back because we have lost a lot of strike power in Ashton” External link

southwalesargus Monday, April 11, 2022 3:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “If you could solve it then they wouldn’t go there,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are not the biggest side but we have a lot of good footballers and need to play at pace. Second half we couldn’t get to that because of the stranglehold that they had on the game,” “There were lots of good things but we were still sat in a changing room after a defeat” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We approach it as a springboard,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 8, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are in a difficult situation and the URC competition has gone up in quality,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 8, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rodney Parade ) : “We’re looking forward to facing Gloucester and it’s going to be a great atmosphere with a big crowd in at Rodney Parade,” “Gloucester are having a strong season and also putting pressure on the top half of the English Premiership with some games in hand. They have an incredibly powerful forward unit and build their games off the back of that. They have got the ability to play quick, but it’s very much off the back of a forward platform and I don’t expect them to deviate from that” External link

icWales Friday, April 8, 2022 4:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “They have gone back to incredibly powerful forward performances and build their game off the back of that,” “They have the ability to play quick but it’s off a platform and I wouldn’t expect them to deviate from that” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Ross wanted to get back playing [for the Dragons after the Six Nations] and he’s probably one of a handful of players who can really impose himself physically on a South African side,” “I know he was really looking forward to this and into next week. Let’s wait and see. We don’t have many bodies like Ross so when we lose him the impact is huge” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 2, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “In the last two weeks we have had an education in power,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, April 2, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Sam Davies ) : “In reality we have had too much reliance on Sam,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, March 31, 2022 4:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Sharks have a huge set piece, huge driving line out, huge midfield and huge kicking game,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 31, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It's a huge step and I am really excited about it. The right thing to do was to take the first step into an age-grade programme,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Cerys was so passionate about it and her quote was 'why does a girl from Gwent have a different opportunity to a girl from Gloucester?' struck a huge chord,” “Do we know what things look like outside of the age-grade programme moving forward? No. "Are we going to work really hard and tirelessly to give the best environment to be ready [for the next step]? Yes we are” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Credit to everybody within the club that has worked across the programmes just to get it off the ground,” “It has been humbling to see how many people have just got engaged with that programme in a short space of time because there is a lot of organisation and a lot of things needed to be put in place” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “His game was incredible with his intensity and leading of the line physically against a side that was so much more powerful and heavy than we were,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : “Ben would be back but I don't think it would be in his interests so I have ruled him out of contention. I wouldn't want to have a young athlete on a six-day turnaround,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “We’re in a tournament with fully loaded Bulls, fully loaded Sharks, having come off the back of Munster and Ulster,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:54:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Dai Young ) : “I have read some of the things that have been said, particularly Dai speaking,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not a game against Italy that’s the catalyst. That catalyst has been there for a long time,” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jonah’s not been playing at the form he did towards the tail end of last year,” “He has struggled to hit those same places. The more you think about trying to play well, the harder it is. He has got all these other things going on as part of the challenge of how he finds his form. The more often we put him out there, the harder he’s found it to find that form, so we just tried to break the cycle, give him some space and freshen him up” External link

icWales Thursday, March 24, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are contributing more to the national 38 at the Dragons and Sean wants to be part of that,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 20, 2022 4:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He is capable of calling the lineouts in the second row and is capable of going heavy armour as a six,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 20, 2022 4:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’re really pleased that Aneurin has signed a new contract with us and underlined his commitment in the long-term,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We were run off the park,” “I don’t think the last 40 minutes is representative of what we are trying to do or what we are trying to be and we have to ask some hard questions about that because we didn’t make it hard enough for them in the second-half. We have no excuses” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, March 6, 2022 12:44:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It is a combination of continuing to accelerate the development of some of the players within while at the same time finding a way of raising the bar,” “One of the challenges of the resources available to us is that we tend to be thin in the frontline XV and young in supporting layers. What we are trying to do is create more competition and peer pressure in certain positions” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 4, 2022 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There are always opportunities but sometimes you don't quite know who or where,” “It depends on whether we are successful with other signings or whether we get clarity over budgets. It's always a moving feast but it's never easy to tell people they no longer have a job here” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 4, 2022 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “You can only talk for so long and then somebody needs to lead and tell us what is going to happen. That’s not happening at the moment,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, February 21, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “You can only talk for so long and then somebody needs to lead and tell us what is going to happen. That’s not happening at the moment,” External link

icWales Monday, February 21, 2022 7:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I thought that Joe Maksymiw was outstanding. We took their lineout off them,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 21, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Munster will be power again and we can’t hide from that. Ulster was a good platform for us to get ready for that,” “It was the same by Munster against Edinburgh even without their internationals – power” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 21, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s a huge challenge playing any of the Irish provinces,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 20, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have been stifled into some physical contests over the last few games and haven’t got the width in the game that we would have wanted,” “Our emphasis has been on being a little bit braver, trying to create more width in our game so that we can open things up” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 20, 2022 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “There isn’t a strategy that works for both Wales and the regions at the same time. In the absence of a strategy then it will be very much Wales-focused,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 17, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We did get a player released, just into the opponent’s squad! It will be good to get a close-up view of him,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 17, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Rhodri is an international class player who is keen to really produce for us and get back in the Wales reckoning,” “We’re delighted that he wants to achieve his ambitions with us and that he wants to come and make a big impression in our environment” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We really pleased that Rhodri joins us from next season as he will give depth to the squad we are building and really strengthen our front row options” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ross Moriarty ) : "I personally would frontload him and use that 50 minutes at the beginning rather than chase something at the end," "Wales do need some sort of reaction and need to show a different intent. If you going to tick a box of who does that then I would think Ross is pretty high on that list" External link

icWales Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve just got to keep supporting the group, it’s not easy, certainly when some of our game breakers are not around,” “There are clear challenges for us when that quality is not around but we have to keep supporting them” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 29, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "If I was selecting the side, yes, he's such a presence, his ability to come in and operate at the highest level is, off the back of sketchy game time, unbelievable. " External link

icWales Wednesday, January 26, 2022 11:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We had talked about doing a ride in Portugal but somehow it has turned into Murrayfield to Cardiff,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The foundation has been Doddie’s drive,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Chris Coleman ) : "I thought Chris Coleman was outstanding. We have always got to remember some of our youngsters," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "I am not really looking at markers, I want [good] performances and they will build to results. " External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I don't think we controlled the ball, either side of it, and at the breakdown the killed any momentum," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:30:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added ( about Ben Carter ) : "I'm incredibly proud of all of ours that play for Wales, and I think when they play as young as Ben Carter and Taine, even more so, because international rugby is a tough place to learn your trade," "When you go in there early, sometimes you have an enormous amount of enthusiasm and it works. There are other times when it can be really challenging and it's all part of them continuing to improve" External link

icWales Saturday, January 15, 2022 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:01:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I would hope so. When, it would be impossible to predict" External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Ironically he hasn't missed that many games when you start looking at that," External link

icWales Thursday, January 13, 2022 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We’re really pleased that Rio has committed to his home region. " External link

icWales Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are working towards a figure,” “That figure is not great and we will wait to see what challenges or support we might get over the next couple of months” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, January 9, 2022 2:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It's a place that you can't make compromises in,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We've always tried to run some form of graded return,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I recognise that other people are going to be in charge of that, and I also recognise that it's going to be an incredibly complex job," External link

icWales Friday, December 31, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I recognise that other people are going to be in charge of that, and I also recognise that it's going to be an incredibly complex job," External link

southwalesargus Friday, December 31, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The youngsters are really growing and that is being reflected in the Wales selection, and that is really important to us,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 26, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are struggling to hold the foundations of the game so we have to play fast. In the second half we played really fast against a good Lyon side and they struggled,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, December 18, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “We will look at the body count after losing Ollie Griffiths in the warm-up against Lyon,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, December 18, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Adam Warren ) : “Aneurin and Adam (Warren) have been really good,” External link

icWales Saturday, December 18, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Six days is the minimum [for a head injury] and would be halfway through Friday. I am just not prepared to take the risk around concussion,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 16, 2021 7:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Aaron Jarvis ) : "Aaron has enjoyed an impressive career and we thank him for his contribution and efforts at the Dragons. LEAVING: Prop Aaron Jarvis is leaving the Dragons to take up a coaching role with Dallas Jackals. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 16, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We care a lot about this region and recognise that it’s a challenge,” External link

icWales Monday, December 13, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We care a lot about this region and recognise that it’s a challenge,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 12, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : “I am frustrated and disappointed. We look like a side that has lost some confidence over the last few weeks,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 12, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : “Both Rhodri and Gonzalo have got our game moving very fast,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, December 10, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It gives us an opportunity to look at some different things, some different combinations - I don't think we've been particularly pleased with any of our performances over the past two weeks," "So this gives us the chance to move some combinations around and just reinvigorate us a little bit, because... we need to find a bit of energy back into the squad" External link

icWales Thursday, December 9, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have got three scrum-halves down at the moment and that makes life difficult because it’s an influential position,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “Jordan had an operation after breaking three or the four bones across the back of his hand,” “They have all had surgical repairs and eight to 10 weeks is a realistic return from an injury like that” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It goes into another competition and that could breathe a little bit of fresh air into us," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I don't think that we were close at Glasgow, we were so under pressure that we made mistakes," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve still got to play ourselves,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 2, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The first half was as clear as anything we couldn’t control their speed of ball,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It has been a significant time loss and him being injured has not been easy. " External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s been the result of 24 months of hard work by Taine,” External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : “I can remember the first time I gave him a rollicking. He’d scored three tries against Castres in Europe,” External link

icWales Thursday, November 25, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Second team rugby and an appropriate amount of games is a dilemma for everybody. If you look to share those transition players with others you end up on a collision course around their availability," "It's a difficult challenge. The Premiership is right for some players but there are players who get caught in that space where it's not" External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 29, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It was just a contact. The bloke fell on the ground and then someone came in and stole the ball,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We got two points but my head is in the space of ‘How could we be better?’ and there are areas where we can be,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan replied : "It's probably easier if you just write that rather than me creating a headline" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "You saw the best of us when we can play multi-phase and go quick," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is a young man and had a tough day against one of the best defensive lineouts around," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've got to keep supporting them and keep learning from them. Sometimes that learning hurts, like last week, but at Connacht they've got great reward and I'm really pleased for them," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "Rodney Parade was great against Leinster. Everybody think their fans are special, but last week the last 15 to 20 minutes were special, and we are looking forward to going back there," "It will be really exciting to play South African opposition back at Rodney Parade. This win will have helped us" External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Will is pretty reserved. He is quite quiet but brings a huge amount of presence through actions,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jamie Roberts ) : "Jamie has had an operation that will rule him out for the next six or seven weeks," "It just got to the stage where it was going from week to week and not improving, so we made a decision to go for surgery and try and maximise the window in November to get him back on his feet" External link

icWales Monday, October 4, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Our defence is something that is going really well,” External link

icWales Monday, October 4, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Corey Allen ) : "Let's not make timelines around Cory, let's make it a fingers crossed story," "He is doing really well and it's been a long time after a horrendous injury so I don't think timelines are helpful" External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 4, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : "Anerin and Jack are growing and that was a difficult Leinster pairing," "They were probably frustrated with some of the platform issues that we had because it starved them of ball but this is an opportunity to really grow into that role" External link

southwalesargus Monday, October 4, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Our defence is something that is going really well,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Both games we could have won but we didn’t and we have to face up to that and those tough conversations about where we are and the growth of the group probably comes from them holding those conversations themselves,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We seem to get the pleasure of playing Leinster when they are fully-loaded and trying to make a mark! " External link

southwalesargus Friday, October 1, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We recognise there are some areas that we can tinker with that are competitive but outside of injuries we won't necessarily be creating opportunities just for the sake of it,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Rainbow Cup has been useful for us,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, June 14, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "At seven the ball is right in front of you all the time and it's quite an instinctive position," "You can't shift into organisation very quickly, you have to stay very hard on that ball. We have seen Taine has the attributes to work as an eight but we will leave him where he is at openside to keep developing" External link

icWales Friday, June 11, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Brok has been a tremendous servant and we are in a difficult space,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We’ve got agreements with the next direction that we will take but can’t commit to things” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have been informed that Aneurin will be an attached player into Wales over the summer, which we are really pleased about,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “We thank all the players for their hard work and professionalism throughout their time at Dragons,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Everyone at Dragons is grateful to Barry for his efforts during his time at the region and we wish him the best in the next chapter of his coaching career,” External link

icWales Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Thirteen is something that we have been keen to look at and get the right profile, we are looking at a number of options," External link

southwalesargus Friday, May 28, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Elliot needs to play and that has been a challenge for Elliot for a long time, he comes back plays a couple of games goes away again and sits on the bench. I don’t think we have seen anything near the Elliot fulfilling potential. " External link

icWales Friday, May 28, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Look at his games and he won't have played a huge amount, so age is one thing but number of games is another," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Moving to Principality Stadium was a big boost for us after the pretty poor sort of surface challenges we faced over the previous few months," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s difficult for referees, but those who have imposed a trial on us need to be very careful what they’re after,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jonah just looks very difficult to bring down at the moment and I think our game is suiting him,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I’ve never in 18 months picked from a full back row, but I am getting close to that," External link

icWales Friday, May 14, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have got great talent in that area and they are driving each other on to higher and higher performances,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The speed he can play the game at and the way he sees the game is incredible but sometimes that's not underpinned with some of the security elements that go with playing nine," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Without that team being stable, their ability to learn is compromised because it is almost a traumatic situation," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Since Gonzalo has arrived there has definitely been a change in tempo to our game and Dan has been able to see that he can contribute to that in his own way," "It's been an encouraging few months for him as he strives to work his way of becoming more stable in the team" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Against the Scarlets it was an open game against another side that wanted to play fast, that made the breakdown a lot easier," External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 10, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t think that these are things that you can put timescales on but we have had a motivation to do it for some time, now things have got to a stage where they are a bit more formal,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 10, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Jamie will definitely be playing. It's a great time for him to come back in. He has been a fantastic role model for us and is a great rock in that midfield," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Rhodri Williams ) : "Gonzalo Bertranou will come in and Dan Babos will continue (on the bench)," "Rhodri should appear in the latter games of this competition once some of that soreness has gone away" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I don’t understand a system that allows other people to pay considerably more money for a player that is in Wales,” “This isn’t related to Matthew, it’s a system that we are set in that nobody seems to want to challenge or change” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “With the performances of Josh Lewis and Jordan Williams, he hasn't had as many opportunities as maybe we thought he would,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The last couple of months he’s played some of his very best rugby. Every time we have gone to him his level of performance and minutes played have been outstanding,” “He’s determined to continue making an impression in our environment and the experience he brings is vital in developing others around him” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 30, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Taine's been really enthusiastic in training for the last few weeks," External link

icWales Friday, April 30, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Our attack has opened up. I am not sure Jonah is someone who gets overly animated about chasing ball all day," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think getting development right means getting some really positive experiences in the early rugby careers of some of our youngsters. Today will be a key part of something in three or four years' time. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan explained : "I said to him today: ‘I have a feeling you’re going to be a superstar’. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : "I think anyone who misses a Six Nations prior to Lions has to be of some reputation prior to the Six Nations, and that's the reality" External link

icWales Friday, April 23, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "I think if you could create context, it's very difficult to talk Lions form when you're playing in the PRO14. " External link

icWales Friday, April 23, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "He can influence games because of the ability he's got in passing close to a line. " External link

icWales Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a great opportunity for Arwel to go on loan into the English Championship as part of his development and get some valuable game time” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The top half of the Premiership is a tough place to be and they are on the edge of the play-offs,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, April 2, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are looking at options as well because it's a situation that we have to look at with Ellis Shipp injured as well,” “We have got to look at what is available” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "Ashton is a real talent and someone who is clearly very passionate about playing for his home region and helping us achieve success. " External link

icWales Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Jamie has a dead leg that has probably switched off a bit around his knee, so we decided to go with Jack (Dixon) and get us ready to go. Jamie shouldn’t be too long” External link

icWales Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jack Dixon ) : "Jamie has a dead leg that has probably switched off a bit around his knee, so we decided to go with Jack (Dixon) and get us ready to go. Jamie shouldn't be too long," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We knew that Aneurin had a special distribution talent that we wanted in the game, but he needed to know his job," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Those who have allowed us to play at the Principality Stadium have been fantastic,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The first half hour was some of our best stuff,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 29, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Any side needs to go through some pain and I wish the season was going on a bit longer because we are gathering a bit of momentum,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a bit bizarre that we are at the end of a season and we still don't know," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "That's a new level of intensity and physicality that we are playing at," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, March 14, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Champions Cup was a big loss for us," "We are really keen to get back into it so there is no lack of motivation" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, March 13, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : “It's a huge challenge against the Irish sides in physicality and accuracy,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 12, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We spoke to the senior players at the beginning of the week when it was being discussed and then we told everyone on Thursday morning, although most of it was already in the news by then,” “I am just pleased that it does add to the occasion for the next few games and gives us the chance to see if we can continue momentum from last week” External link

southwalesargus Friday, March 12, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Dan Baker ) : “Dan has come in and is different to the other back rowers,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s great to see our internationals all commit to their home region,” External link

icWales Friday, March 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We’re pleased Aaron has signed a long-term deal, as we continue to retain our best homegrown talent. " External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Josh Lewis ) : “It was a tough night but there were some positive individual performances. "Jonah (Holmes) looked dangerous and I thought Josh (Lewis) came on and gave us real impact. "I was also pleased with Gonzalo (Bertranou) with his speed, we just couldn’t get any momentum in that first half. "I think he was frustrated how to get that with so many people all over the ball” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 1, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We didn’t come to terms with what the expectation was at the breakdown,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "When we have been at home we have struggled to play on that pitch," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 27, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Having Ross come back and Ollie being on the horizon balances everything out for good development," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He had a significant injury and he had to re-invent himself in a different tournament to keep himself playing,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, February 19, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I would say his basics are very good and when you look at Argentinian 9s they are similar to the French model in terms of sitting around their forwards,” “His field positioning and his kicking is very good and his understanding of movement within a game is very good, so I think he is actually well suited to northern hemisphere, PRO14 rugby and I am looking forward to seeing him introduce himself” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've spoken to all of the scrum-halves and told them that there shouldn't be a moment in your career when you are not under pressure," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We had to look at what options are and what options we could add,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We just weren't very good. We didn't look like we had the right energy, we lacked rhythm, direction and accuracy," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "He didn't look like Jordan but him coming back is great," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Being linked with international players is good press but when we have got something to say then we’ll say it,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, February 1, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added ( about Ross Moriarty ) : "I think that we will see Ross in both over the next period because he will definitely be back for us soon. " External link

icWales Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “He is 6ft 7ins, international quality with an incredible work rate. That doesn't come along very often,” “I also still think he has a huge amount of room to get better through his experiences at international level. There is a lot more to come from him and that's what is most exciting” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Premiership final against Exeter in really poor conditions, when Wasps were low on quality because of coronavirus , really showed Will's contribution to the front five,” “That typified the type of player that both Wales and ourselves would want” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Every contract cycle is an opportunity for people to make decisions but Screechy's development here is something that we are really pleased with,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We have looked at the exiles market as an opportunity to compete in Wales,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Joe Thomas ) : “Joe came and really helped us out when there was potential for lots of A games,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Sam’s feeling ready to go and it’s been more us saying it’s not right we can’t afford to risk you,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : “Sam’s feeling ready to go and it’s been more us saying it’s not right we can’t afford to risk you,” External link

icWales Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : “It's unrealistic to think that a high-speed athlete like Jordan is going to come back from an ACL and then play 15 games on the bounce,” External link

icWales Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “The Ospreys game was a pivotal moment and now we have got to work a bit harder,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I think that because we have got so many good back rowers we overlook Harrison," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are targeting a win after what has been a challenging five or six weeks for the group with disruption and changes,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, January 8, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are targeting a win after what has been a challenging five or six weeks for the group with disruption and changes,” External link

icWales Friday, January 8, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I've had three myself, so it's a good eight to 10 weeks I would say," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are all clean but we've got to be really careful," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a soleus muscles injury which lays below the calf," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, January 5, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : "I've been my own worst enemy at times by letting games get away from me just off one or two mistakes, errors that aren't massive. " External link

southwalesargus Monday, January 4, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan insisted : "It is really easy to just live your life off wins and losses. Sometimes that hides good things that are going on," External link

icWales Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Taine was getting back to top form," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We were on such a high going into Europe," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "His intellect has grown massively over the last 12 months and his calmness is something that is contagious with others," "His game is about leading by example, so he has all the ingredients to be a captain of the future" External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan insisted : "It is really easy to just live your life off wins and losses. Sometimes that hides good things that are going on," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Europe wasn’t what we wanted it to be because the Saturday morning before Wasps it took a very different turn," External link

southwales-eveningpost Monday, December 28, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Europe wasn’t what we wanted it to be because the Saturday morning before Wasps it took a very different turn," External link

icWales Monday, December 28, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It was a tight derby game in tough weather conditions,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 27, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We gave two guys debuts in terms of senior professional outings in Bordeaux,” External link

icWales Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “I am seeking clarity from the WRU and Public Health Wales and I haven’t got to the bottom of that yet,” External link

icWales Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Leon Brown ) : “Leon needs to play because he is at the stage of his career where gaining experiences are crucial,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan added : "We were just too loose after half-time and they were too good," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "These are challenging circumstances for everyone at the moment. We never planned for what happened in the last two weeks," External link

icWales Sunday, December 20, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It needs further investigation and it will be some weeks until we get an understanding of how to deal with it. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, December 18, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It needs further investigation and it will be some weeks until we get an understanding of how to deal with it. " External link

icWales Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ollie Griffiths ) : “You don't play the game as well as Ollie plays it without risk,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Lennon is struggling a little bit," "I thought Lennon was outstanding when he came on but he has got a shoulder problem, so we are very light in that area now" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan told : “When people like being in places then it’s not a difficult conversation. The first thing is to make it a place that he enjoys being,” External link

icWales Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan responded : “I wouldn’t want to give you the same headline!” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We're excited to start our Heineken Champions Cup campaign and we're going to enjoy every second in the tournament. " External link

icWales Saturday, December 12, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jamie Roberts ) : “Jamie has been excellent for us, impressive on and off the field,” External link

icWales Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is very quiet, very humble and just works very hard. He is a great representation of what we are trying to do here," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Ben Carter ) : "Ben is a big man, so that helps," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are going to enjoy it. We understand the size of the challenge that we are going to face, but we are going to enjoy it," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "There is good competition in the squad and we are starting to now think tactically about what suits us," "We've got used to a regular XV and they basically play until they are exhausted or injured and then we try and find someone else. In some positions we have now got some strength in depth" External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "I am pretty unhappy at the application of the yellow cards, which had a big influence on the game," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We couldn't go in off a more solid performance platform," External link

southwalesargus Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "They looked solid - it's a reasonably big midfield with Jack and Jamie! It does give us big men on the front line. " External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We will make a couple of changes because it’s a plastic pitch, we’ve got to look at what our strengths will be in that situation,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Back row is an area of strength for us but he is a young man who has pushed himself into the mix,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Sometimes a player can get caught up in trying to make it for every international and it's not worked," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The games are coming now until we can take a breath in February, so this was good for us," External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The games are coming now until we can take a breath in February, so this was good for us," External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 30, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “This is a game where we want to exert some pressure rather than being under it, which we have been for large parts of the other games,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We are showing a lot of enthusiasm during the week and if we can generate that into the game then I believe enthusiasm will override anything else,” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "The key around him coming back is the recognition that you don't come back and everything is okay," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Conor Maguire ) : "It is a blow, that was a strengthening of our front row, but it's also an opportunity for others to come in," "Conor and Josh are two that we have a view on for the long term and this offers them more opportunities" External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “Playing somebody though a period where things are changing for them all the time isn’t necessarily the best way for them to learn how to deal with that,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “It’s not really for me to guess how selection was arrived at,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 23, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "Two weeks of quarantine for a coach doesn't mean two weeks off," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "It's a huge relief to be back. We've got a staged return over the next few days to make sure we don't compromise anybody because quarantine is a lot different to lockdown," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We have defintely asked a lot of questions because there is some disparity to situations that have occured in England," "We want to do the right thing because the last thing that we want to do is put ourselves our our families at risk. We have followed the advice and there are people that are making those decisions higher up" External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We are being very careful as to what their first two or three days back look like," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : "We've got to face up to the challenge that we were outgunned. They are very direct and got very fast ball," External link

southwalesargus Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan admitted : "We've got to come to terms with how to deal with some of these sides' power," External link

southwalesargus Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Leon Brown ) : "Leon is in there and has got a little bit of work and rehab around an injury that he took into camp, so that timing won't be right," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said ( about Jordan Williams ) : "We are always cautious around Jordan," External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “We were disappointed at how we got marched back, especially at the scrum,” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dean Ryan said : “All Irish sides have been pretty direct and at the moment we haven’t had an answer to that speed of ball,” “I am pretty sure about what is coming next week and we’ve got to challenge ourselves internally to solve that” External link

southwalesargus Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
lieutenant5.26%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
defender10.53%EN07/31/201631/07/2016
director31.58%EN06/30/201630/06/2016
manager15.79%EN02/11/201411/02/2014
commercial manager15.79%EN02/11/201411/02/2014
coach21.05%EN09/20/201320/09/2013
Names Lang Count
Dean RyanEN85.39%
Dean RyanFR14.61%


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