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PSDT - Boks

October 9, 2017
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Boks back to blunt force trauma

It was back to blunt force trauma for the Boks who’s top 3 ball carriers were forwards, this while the mistake ridden All Blacks conceded turnovers and missed tackles. Tank takes a trawl through the match stats … Tweet

Rugby - 2017 Super Rugby - Stormers Training - Newlands Stadium

October 5, 2017
by Tank

Wilco should be Bok 3

Wilco Louw should be starting at tighthead prop for the Boks on Saturday says Tank Lanning in his All Out Rugby column, but given coach Allister Coetzee’s lack of bench prowess, he probably won’t be there. Tweet


October 4, 2017
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Should Test rugby have extra time?

After the Boks and Australia played to a dissatisfying draw in Bloemfontein, the All Out Rugby team debates whether locked Test matches should be decided during an extra-time period. Tweet

Elton Jantjies vs Aus

October 2, 2017
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Intent a plenty, but no finishing

Conceding 13 turnovers and making 33 handling errors (14 more than the Aussies), speaks to a lack of finishing. As it stands, the Boks just do not have the game to take other sides on using all-out attack. Tweet

Elton Jantjies vs AB

September 17, 2017
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Boks taught a lesson

Out played and out thought, the Boks were taught a rugby lesson by the world’s best says TANK LANNING, who takes a gander at the match stats on his #StatAttack piece for All Out Rugby. Tweet

trevor nyakane

September 14, 2017
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Trevor there to dress windows?

Ruan Dreyer leapfrogging Trevor Nyakane to start against the All Blacks has Tank Lanning hopping mad, saying it makes a complete charade of the commitment to transformation.   Tweet


September 11, 2017
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Bok error rate an issue

The Boks will not be happy with the 18 handling errors they made in Perth on Saturday, 6 more than their hosts. Which speaks to a lack of finishing, probably the thing that cost the Boks the game. Tweet