Hanco Germishuys


A frontline backrower with the USA Eagles who played his 27th Test against the All Blacks in October, 2021.

Renowned for his powerful ball-carries, Germishuys is a new signing for the Giltinis after playing for Rugby United New York (2020 and 2021).

He is the perfect example of a top player drawn to the Giltinis by the professionalism, culture and success of the club in LA.

Settled in Omaha, Nebraska in 2004 and went on to attend Westside High School after leaving South Africa.

The Numbers

184cm, 6’2”
104kg, 230lb
Kimberley, South Africa
Professional Teams
Denver Stampede, Austin Elite, Glendale Raptors, Rugby United New York, LA Giltinis

Fun Fact

  • Has a twin sister named Larissa.