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Key Facts

Full name
Stephen Ryan

Known as
Stephen Ryan

6 July 1970 (age 51)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 268d
Last game: 23y 342d

Height and weight
Height: 190 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Collingwood

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 48, 8
Collingwood: 41

Recruited from
Richmond (1994)

Family links
Des Ryan (Brother)

Stephen Ryan

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 10,089th player to appear, 4,186th most games played, 2,266th most goals kickedRichmond: 925th player to appear, 339th most games played, 182nd most goals kickedCollingwood: 945th player to appear, 775th most games played, 618th most goals kicked

After a highly promising start to his AFL career with Richmond, which included winning the 1990 best first year player award and topping the club’s goal kicking list the same year, Stephen Ryan was beset by injury problems which led to a loss of form. He commenced his career as a forward before moving out to the wing. His four season career saw him make 43 senior appearances and score 39 goals. He also played 40 times for the reserves.

Author - John Devaney


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