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Ryan Kankowski

Ryan Kankowski
  • Name:Ryan Kankowski
  • Date of Birth:October 14, 1985
  • Place of Birth:Port Elizabeth, S Africa
  • Height:1.93m
  • Weight:105kg
  • Club:Sharks

Career Stats

Team Games Points
South Africa 7 5

As arguably South Africa's stand-out player during the Super 14 in 2007, Kankowski has stepped up even from that level.

It saw him justly rewarded with his first Springbok cap in the one-off Test against Wales that same year.

As regular as Sharks victories were, the sight of Kankwoski cracking open defences with a powerful burst or subtle offload, and so often was the go-to man when the Durban side looked to stamp their authority on fixtures. He's the ideal number eight, possessing size, strength and speed. He is also a committed defender.

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