Ryan Kankowski
Full names: Ryan
Date of birth: 14 Oct 1985
Place of birth: Port Elizabeth
School: St Andrews, Grahamstown
Springbok no: 791
Debut test province: Sharks
Physical: 1.93m, 103kg
Current age: 38

Test summary: Tests: 20 Tries: 1
First Test: 24 Nov 2007 Age:22 Eighthman against Wales at Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), Cardiff
Last Test: 23 Jun 2012 Age:26 Reserve against England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Test history:
24 Nov 200722EighthmanWalesWin: 34-121 tryMillenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffSharks
14 Jun 200822ReserveWalesWin: 37-21 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaSharks
21 Jun 200822EighthmanItalyWin: 26-0 Newlands, Cape TownSharks
19 Jul 200822ReserveAustraliaLose: 9-16 Subiaco Oval, PerthSharks
08 Nov 200823ReserveWalesWin: 20-15 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffSharks
15 Nov 200823ReserveScotlandWin: 14-10 Murrayfield, EdinburghSharks
22 Nov 200823ReserveEnglandWin: 42-6 Twickenham, LondonSharks
04 Jul 200923EighthmanBritainLose: 9-28 Ellispark, JohannesburgSharks
12 Sep 200923ReserveNew ZealandWin: 32-29 Waikato Stadium, HamiltonSharks
13 Nov 200924EighthmanFranceLose: 13-20 Stade Municipal, ToulouseSharks
21 Nov 200924EighthmanItalyWin: 32-10 Stadio Friuli, UdineSharks
05 Jun 201024ReserveWalesWin: 34-31 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffSharks
19 Jun 201024ReserveItalyWin: 29-13 Puma Stadium, WitbankSharks
17 Jul 201024ReserveNew ZealandLose: 17-31 WestPac Stadium, WellingtonSharks
24 Jul 201024FlankAustraliaLose: 13-30 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneSharks
04 Sep 201024ReserveAustraliaLose: 39-41 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinSharks
20 Nov 201025EighthmanScotlandLose: 17-21 Murrayfield, EdinburghSharks
23 Jul 201125ReserveAustraliaLose: 20-39 Stadium Australia, SydneySharks
30 Jul 201125ReserveNew ZealandLose: 7-40 WestPac Stadium, WellingtonSharks
23 Jun 201226ReserveEnglandDraw: 14-14 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port ElizabethSharks

Ryan Kankowski : Scrum.com

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.