|Date of Birth:||14 October 1985|
|Place of Birth:||Port Elizabeth|
|“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)