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rugbyiq

August 18, 2016
by Tank
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Raising our Rugby IQ

If players just do the playing and coaches do the thinking, we will carry on creating robots instead of raising our general game IQ via collaboration says Tank Lanning in this week’s Sport24 column. Tweet

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August 15, 2016
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Powering up the coaches

Like teaching someone to fish instead of giving them a fish to eat, so powering up SA’s coaches seems more clever than trying to reach every single individual athlete. Tweet

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August 4, 2016
by Tank
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Weekend preview

Is it worth the Lions even being in Wellington? Not if you believe in history, the stats, bookies and Bru’s! Tank Lanning takes a gander at the 2016 Super Rugby final. Tweet

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August 4, 2016
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SA rugby meets Monty Python

Its Super Rugby final week and instead of backing the Lions says Tank Lanning in his Sport24 column, we are making like Monty Python with our so called “Premier” domestic tournament. Tweet

crystal_ball

July 28, 2016
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Weekend predictions

And then there were four. And then two teams crossed the Indian Ocean! Can one of the away teams pull a rabbit out the hat? Unlikely say both the Bookies and Bru’s, and Tank agrees. Tweet

Crystal Ball - Weekend predictions

July 21, 2016
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Weekend predictions

The Bookies and Bru’s agree on all four quarter final results, but Tank is swimming upstream on one of the games, risking a tarring and feathering next time he is in Jozi. Tweet

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July 21, 2016
by Tank
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Get a bloody PVR!

A mere seven days after asking for a better match day experience, Tank Lanning, writing for Sport24, is incensed at a having to hack to 19h00 game at Newlands in the dark because of the Kiwi TV audience. Tweet