ARTICLES RELATING TO TANK LANNING

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...

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.

 

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 .

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.

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