PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Ryan
SURNAME Kankowski
HEIGHT 193 cm
WEIGHT 100 Kg
BIRTH DATE 14 October 1985
BIRTH PLACE Port Elizabeth
MARITIAL STATUS Single
PRIMARY SCHOOL Queens College Junior
SECONDARY SCHOOL St Andrew's College
PLAYER WRITE-UP
“Kanki” is a rangy No 8 and one of the quickest loose forwards in South Africa. He has been around for some time, having made his Vodacom Super Rugby debut for The Sharks way back in 2007. Injuries have probably cost Ryan Kankowski a few Tests, but he could still add a number of Test caps for the Boks. He made his debut against Wales at the end of 2007, just after the victorious Rugby World Cup campaign.

Positions: No. 8 (13), Flank (7)
Province: KZN (2007)
Springbok number: 791
Test debut: 24 November, 2007 vs Wales in Cardiff, aged 22
Total tests: 20
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 22
Win Ratio: 10-9-1
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2008); SA Rugby Young Player of the Year nominee (2008); Vodacom Super 14 Player of the Year (2008); Absa Currie Cup Premier Division Player of the Year nominee (2008).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION 8th Man
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 40
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 200
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 20
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
British Isles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series England - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series France - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series Singapore - 2016
South Africa HSBC Sevens World Series Hong Kong - 2016
Cell C Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2015
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
Cell C Sharks 2014 Super Rugby friendlies - 2014
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
Sharks XV Vodacom Cup - 2013
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks XV Vodacom Cup - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
Springboks Outgoing Tours - 2010
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
South Africa British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa XV Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
SA Emerging IRB Nations Cup - 2007
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2007
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
South Africa Commonwealth Games Sevens - 2006
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2006
South Africa IRB Sevens New Zealand - 2006
South Africa IRB Sevens USA - 2006
South Africa IRB Sevens Hong Kong - 2006
South Africa IRB Sevens Singapore - 2006
Natal ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005
Kwa-Zulu Natal ABSA U20 Competition Section A - 2004

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, July 20 2019
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, July 27 2019
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, August 10 2019
00:00 - Argentina vs South Africa
Castle Lager Incoming Series
Saturday, August 17 2019
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
RWC Warm-up game
Friday, September 06 2019
00:00 - Japan vs South Africa
Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Saitama
Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 21 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs New Zealand
International Stadium, Yokohama
Saturday, September 28 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs Namibia
City of Toyota Stadium
Friday, October 04 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs Italy
Shizuoka Stadium
Tuesday, October 08 2019
12:15 - South Africa vs Canada
Kobe Misaki Stadium

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