|Born||10 June 1998|
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||181 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (12 st 8 lb)|
As of 20 October 2019
At Melbourne Storm Papenhuyzen played for their under 20s and feeder team Sunshine Coast Falcons for 2018. With consistent performances he gained selection for New South Wales under 20s State of Origin.
He made his debut while he was only 20 years old for the Melbourne Storm in round 4 of the 2019 NRL season against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. On 7 October, Papenhuyzen earned his first representative jersey as he was named in the Australian side for the 2019 Rugby League World Cup 9s. Later that day, he was named at fullback in the U23 Junior Kangaroos squad.
- Rugby League Project
- "You can't Dutch this: Flyer Papenhuyzen one that got away from Tigers". SMH Sport. 15 May 2019.
- "Ryan Papenhuyzen Fullback". Official NRL profile. Melbourne Storm. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
- "Round 4 NRL team lists". NRL.com. 2 April 2019.