Full name Ryan Kankowski
Born October 14, 1985, Port Elizabeth
Current age 29 years 324 days
Major teams Natal Sharks, Sharks, South Africa
Position No. 8
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 238 lb
|The Rugby Championship||2008-2011||7||1||6||0||0||0||0||0||1||6||0||14.28|
|Test debut||Wales v South Africa at Millennium Stadium, Nov 24, 2007 match details|
|Last Test||South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Jun 23, 2012 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Ryan Kankowski is a Sharks and South Africa back-row forward who made a try-scoring debut in 2007 in the Springboks' first game after they won the World Cup. They beat Wales 34-12 in Cardiff with Kankowski starting at No.8.
He has often featured as a replacement since then for his country but he started against the British & Irish Lions in the third Test in Johannesburg in 2009 as the tourists gained a consolation victory giving the home side a 2-1 series win.