year-old native of Toronto, Ryan Cousins is in
his first season with the Shamrocks after
helping the Peterborough Lakers defeat them in
last year’s Mann Cup championship. Cousins is
fully committed to help the Shamrocks regain the
national crown this summer. He was a co-winner
of the 2005 Shamrocks team award for Intensity,
Effort and Determination along with Sean
Originally selected in the first round (5th
overall) of the 2002 NLL Entry Draft by the
former Columbus Landsharks, Cousins is a veteran
of 4 NLL seasons. In 2005, he joined the
first-year Minnesota Swarm and became the first
team captain of the Swarm. He played for the
Eastern Division in the 2005 NLL All-Star game.
and Junior lacrosse association: Toronto Beaches
influential person in his lacrosse development:
Favourite lacrosse player of all-time: Gary Gait
thrill so far in his lacrosse career: 2004 Mann
ritual: “A big dinner and a nice power nap.”
words to describe himself: Outgoing, easy, fun,
treasured possession: His hair
advice he ever received: “Giv ’er! Get ‘r done!
Favourite meal: Gordo and Fern’s pre-game.
Favourite TV show: Ultimate Fighter
Favourite movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favourite actor: Robert DeNiro
Favourite actress: Sharon Stone
concert he’s ever seen: The Hip
CD player right now: Red Hot Chili Peppers
overused saying: You won’t.