ARTICLES RELATING TO TANK LANNING

Long live the scrum!

2015-03-26 07:18

The scrum has to stay a part of rugby, but it cannot carry on as is, says former WP front ranker Tank Lanning .

Farting against thunder

2015-03-12 08:35

Uncontrollable economic forces dictate player movement, so let’s not fart against thunder, says Tank Lanning.

Dock log points for a red card

2015-02-26 10:33

Tank Lanning believes a 15 v 14 man game is unsustainable in a professional world, so has come up with a few eyebrow-raising alternatives...

Ditch the dead wood

2015-02-12 09:50

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team took 40 points from Russia. It's time to put this horror show out to pasture, says Tank Lanning.

Meyer takes conservative road

2014-11-20 08:23

As England and the All Blacks go experimental, so the Boks make just the single experimental selection, says Tank Lanning.

Heyneke back to mad scientist

2014-11-06 09:42

No specialist tightheads in SA says Heyneke Meyer. Would you stick around if the coach keeps picking retreaded looseheads, asks Tank Lanning.

Bok-free Lions making merry

2014-10-23 10:00

Tank Lanning sees the Lions as a tight-knit Super Rugby side making merry in a watered-down Currie Cup.

Good call to stick with Oupa

2014-10-02 11:25

Selecting Schalk Burger at 7 must've been tempting, but Tank Lanning believes sticking with Oupa Mohoje is a brave call.

Handre Pollard is Bok future

2014-09-11 13:04

The current debate and discussion should be around the Springbok scrumhalf, not flyhalf, says Tank Lanning.

JD tackle deserves further investigation

2014-09-03 15:00

Tank Lanning believes it impossible to argue against further investigation into the tackle that broke JD Schickerling's neck.

 

Scrum penalties killing rugby

2015-03-19 10:09

Penalising a prop for being popped is like a penalising a flyhalf for missing touch, says Tank Lanning.

Stormers back to 2012?

2015-03-05 10:15

Statistics are proving that it's better to play rugby without the ball, and Tank Lanning sees a return to type from the Stormers.

Bring back the strike

2015-02-19 13:17

Packs can’t afford to have the hooker strike for the ball as it turns the scrum into a 7 vs 8 man affair, writes Tank Lanning .

Phillip Hughes died a Gladiator

2014-11-27 09:45

Modern day sportsman like Phillip Hughes are Gladiators willing to push the envelope to make sport the spectacle it is, says Tank Lanning.

Ireland a mere hiccup for Boks

2014-11-13 07:39

With change comes the odd hiccup, says Tank Lanning , who says the Boks need to keep on trucking with their ball in hand, attacking game.

A Bok opportunity lost?

2014-10-30 09:00

Tank Lanning finds it absurd that Heyneke Meyer can only find space for two tightheads in his 36-man end of year squad.

A shoulder for Meyer to lean on

2014-10-16 09:45

Tank Lanning thinks former Springbok coach Nick Mallett is the perfect guy for Heyneke Meyer to lean on.

Bok train on the right track

2014-09-25 10:01

An incredibly strong and balanced bench has Tank Lanning singing the Springbok praises this weekend.

Oh, for a specialist 13!

2014-09-04 08:56

Yet another 12 playing at 13 as Heyneke Meyer opts out of selecting the best specialist in each position, says Tank Lanning.

SA rugby stuck in the dark ages

2014-08-28 09:09

Amateur representative teams are an example of the dead weight we are carrying in SA rugby, says Tank Lanning.

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