ARTICLES RELATING TO 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.

Sharks have cracks to fill

2015-04-09 09:41

There may be no disciplinary issues at the Sharks, but Tank Lanning believes there are certainly a few cracks that need fixing.

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...

 

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.

From gentlemen to beasts

2015-04-02 10:36

Overly complicated laws governed by subjective interpretation is turning the gentlemen of rugby into frustrated beasts, says Tank Lanning .

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.

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