ARTICLES RELATING TO TANK LANNING

Bok ban not that crazy

2015-09-03 08:11

It’s not about which side of the fence you find yourself on, says Tank Lanning, it’s about the fact that race plays a part in Springbok selection, and that’s illegal.

Ou ballies - In or out?

2015-08-20 10:23

With calm heads required Tank Lanning takes a stab at which of the old guard Heyneke Meyer will take to the World Cup.

Meyer walking a tightrope

2015-08-06 11:42

The fact that Heyneke Meyer would have selected a different side if the pressure to win was not so great is one of the problems facing Bok rugby, says Tank Lanning.

Risky, but ballsy, from Meyer

2015-07-23 08:06

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer is taking a risk by picking Heinrich Brussow, which is fantastically 'ballsy', says Tank Lanning.

Lose the World Cup obsession

2015-07-02 09:40

Our obsession with Rugby World Cup results sees us not developing players, coaches or our game, says Tank Lanning.

Baby Boks not that bad

2015-06-18 08:01

Asking the Baby Boks to come up with “Plan B” while playing with 14 men in a semi-final is a touch harsh says Tank Lanning.

Bok front row trial at Newlands

2015-06-04 08:34

Tank Lanning sees the Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and Lions as the meeting of the two form front rows.

Cull a defender to make space

2015-05-21 09:58

Tank Lanning is calling for radical change to the game of rugby which currently lacks space and has been been made overly complicated.

Thomas the Tank to tighthead

2015-05-07 11:51

A switch to tighthead prop by Baby Bok Thomas du Toit excites Tank Lanning, but warns that this is no longer the easier route into the Bok side.

Stats XV adds life to numbers

2015-04-23 10:14

The Vodacom Stats XV has a few tongues wagging this week, so Tank Lanning talks us through the numbers.

 

Steyn-free Rugby World Cup

2015-08-27 10:10

Both Morne and Frans Steyn would not be on the bus to Brighton if Tank Lanning were picking the Bok World Cup squad.

Keep Koch, bin Poite!

2015-08-13 10:09

Yes Vincent Koch took a hammering, but Romain Poite’s performance in Durban was far worse, says Tank Lanning.

Boks score from referee blunder

2015-07-28 11:24

Uncontested scrums should never have been called, says Tank Lanning, but fans can be grateful that the Boks were not reduced to 14 men!

No plan for life after Duane?

2015-07-16 08:45

It took a lifetime for Duane Vermeulen to break into the Bok side, but Tank Lanning suggests there is now no “Plan B” for life after the monster No 8.

Rugby World Cup road trip

2015-06-25 08:40

Inspired by Wednesday’s replay of the ’95 RWC final, Tank Lanning remembers a remarkable road trip to Ellis Park...

Call the cops, we’ve been robbed!

2015-06-11 07:25

By bowing down to TV money, Tank Lanning believes SANZAR has robbed us fans of a fair contest for Super Rugby silverware.

Does Coetzee deserve praise?

2015-05-28 09:54

With all the pressures of transformation, Tank Lanning asks if Allister Coetzee is correct in asking for a bit of praise in that regard.

Better to buy in or develop?

2015-05-14 09:09

In a professional era, is it really worth spending all that money on player development and retention asks Tank Lanning?

Stormers props spot on

2015-04-30 10:11

One of a loosehead prop’s jobs is to scrum in on the tighthead’s ribs, says Tank Lanning.

Big “D” is back!

2015-04-16 10:15

After a foray into “heads up, ball in hand” rugby that worked in the Currie Cup, defence-first rugby is back, says Tank Lanning.

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