Eddie Jones a Bok option?

2015-11-05 13:23

Heyneke Meyer seems set be in charge of the Boks for the next four years, but Tank Lanning has two very left field options.

Boks at a canter!

2015-10-15 07:46

The breakdown will be fun and both defences are good, but Tank Lanning sees the Springboks emerging victorious against Wales.

Malherbe deserved a start

2015-10-01 10:11

It’s a nicely balanced Bok side says Tank Lanning,, who’s only real gripe is with Frans Malherbe not getting what he believes to be a very deserved start.

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.


Bok coach: Time for change has come

2015-10-29 09:17

Before asking if Heyneke Meyer is the right man for the job, it seems apt to first define the job, something Tank Lanning has duly done.

Let loyalty not hinder form

2015-10-08 10:59

Will Heyneke Meyer’s loyalty to stalwarts who have outlasted their merit trip him up like it did Peter de Villers in 2011, asks Tank Lanning.

Currie Cup: Fun, but scrappy

2015-09-10 11:05

The ball in hand approach has made the Currie Cup fun to watch says Tank Lanning, but the lack of respect for the ball has also made it very scrappy.

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.

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