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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# ryan baird

This year
'I wouldn’t have really looked up to anybody in rugby. Nadal was my idol' - Baird
Ryan Baird on working with Paul O’Connell and a summer trip to Wimbledon.
Lowe ruled out of Toulouse clash while VDF and Baird remain doubts
Leinster also picked up more injuries in South Africa.
Leinster without Baird 'for a few weeks' as Lowe faces further assessment
Leo Cullen’s side do battle with the Lions in South Africa this weekend.
Leinster await updates on injuries to Baird and Lowe
Both players were forced off during Friday’s Champions Cup defeat of Leicester.
Baird furthers his case as Leinster make light of missing leaders
The Leinster flanker was highly influential in difficult conditions at Aviva Stadium.
'I saw it and thought, 'this is what Tadhg Beirne would do', so I just did what he'd do!'
Ireland lock Ryan Baird made some big contributions on the biggest day of his young career.
How the explosive Ryan Baird put his hand up for Ireland in a big way
The 23-year-old loved having his dad and brothers watching on in Rome.
Baird determined to seize opportunity after long wait between caps
The 23-year-old has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Six Nations game in Rome.
Last year
'He's a superb athlete. Some of the things he does, you just say wow!'
Leinster coach Robin McBryde has been impressed with Ryan Baird’s recent performances.
Leo Cullen issues positive update on Ryan Baird following injury against Sharks
The flanker was forced off on a medical cart following a heavy fall.
Munster must seize opportunity against much-changed Leinster
The two provinces head into this evening’s meeting at the Aviva Stadium in very different circumstances.
Kelleher and Baird return for Leinster ahead of Champions Cup quarter-final
Leo Cullen’s men travel to face Leicester this Saturday.
Leinster fly Kelleher back to Dublin due to shoulder injury, Baird steps up rehab
The province have sent the hooker back from South Africa ahead of their meeting with the Stormers this weekend.
'Rugby is going to be a small part of my life... I want to make it as meaningful as possible'
Ryan Baird has unique athleticism and a unique view of his career in rugby.
All time
Ireland braced for Japan's 'shock factor' - Henderson
The Ulster lock also discussed his criticism of Lions head coach Warren Gatland.
'We all know what Ryan Baird is capable of. He has got real X factor'
The Leinster second row is in line for his first international start against England this Saturday.
O'Connell marvels at modern locks Baird and Beirne
‘The place for a workhorse second row that hits rucks all day, I don’t know how long more there is in the game for him.’
'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'
21-year-old Ryan Baird made his Ireland debut last weekend and looks set for further Six Nations involvement.
'Making my debut for Ireland, I'll remember the day for a long time to come'
Ryan Baird fulfilled a dream on Saturday – getting his first cap for Ireland.
'His attitude reminds me of what I read about Wilkinson' - Casey and Baird debut
The 21-year-old pair won their first Ireland caps in the final quarter of the win over Italy.
Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.
Baird honing in on fundamentals for Leinster
Ireland’s call will surely come soon enough for the powerful lock.
Baird to the fore as re-jigged Leinster see off Saints
Leo Cullen’s side notched another bonus point win despite a spate of pre and post kick-off injury issues.
Ryan Baird's comeback continues as Leinster hand him Cardiff start
Leo Cullen has kept faith in the backline that impressed against Edinburgh last Monday
'He's very talented. It's making sure he can take steps to play week in, week out'
21-year-old Leinster out-half Harry Byrne impressed last weekend against Glasgow.
Furlong and Baird to step up training load as Leinster men continue injury recovery
Sean Cronin is in a similar position after his recent thumb injury.
Ryan Baird ruled out of Ireland's remaining Six Nations fixtures
Ultan Dillane called up to Ireland squad, with O’Mahony and Farrell to link up with camp after completing isolation period.
'He's a ridiculous athlete' - Ryan excited by potential of Leinster team-mate Baird
Both seconds rows are part of Andy Farrell’s 35-man Ireland squad.
Baird, Daly, Keenan, Gibson-Park, Byrne, Connors - Ireland's uncapped six
Andy Farrell’s squad includes six men who will be hoping for their Test debuts later this month.
Two European debutants start as Sexton returns for Leinster's crunch clash with Saracens
Sean Cronin also earns the nods after the line-out struggles against Ulster.
80 seconds of class that showed Johnny Sexton's enduring qualities
The 35-year-old combined superbly with his team-mates to help create James Lowe’s try.
'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster
Leinster boss Leo Cullen also outlined the thinking behind picking Caelan Doris at blindside flanker.
21-year-old Ryan Baird set to start for Leinster in big clash with Munster
The second row trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland earlier this year.
James Ryan's injury a big blow but Leinster have second row depth to cope
21-year-old Ryan Baird will be hoping for opportunities when rugby gets back underway.
Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year
The 50-year-old has enjoyed helping young players like Ryan Baird and Harry Byrne to develop.
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Ryan Baird
The 20-year-old Leinster second row possesses remarkable athleticism.
20-year-old Ryan Baird links up with Ireland's Six Nations squad
Andy Farrell has named a 35-man training squad, with Will Addison missing.
'There's no patience or waiting, it's just go': Ryan Baird is in business
The 20-year-old powerhouse was grateful for the influence of Peter O’Mahony when he got to experience the senior Ireland setup.
Baird 'starting to get comfortable' at pro level after impressive hat-trick
The 20-year-old looked a dominant figure as Leinster dismantled their title rivals.
Byrne and Baird to make first starts as Toner captains Leinster
Harry Byrne and Ryan Baird have both been named to start in the Leinster team to take on Dragons.